Professor Nuno Canas Mendes
Board of Governors
The main duties of the Board of Governors are to draft annual and multi-annual plans and reports, draw up the annual budget and annual financial implementation report and decide on proposals submitted to it by scientific coordinators.
President: Professor Nuno Canas Mendes
Vice-president: Professor Andrea Valente
Vice-president: Professor Teresa de Almeida e Silva
Member: Professor Irene Rodrigues
Scientific Advisory Committee
The Scientific Advisory Committee consists of the President of Orient Institute, who chairs and coordinates it, and ten Portuguese and foreign specialists in the institute's fields, from outside Universidade de Lisboa. This committee is responsible for analysing the IO's operation and issuing an opinion on its plan of activities, budget and annual report.
Dr Jorge Rangel
Gen. Vasco Rocha Vieira
Dr José Esteves Pereira
Dr Ming Chan
Dr Sunil Khilnani
Dr Michael Yahuda
Dr Chris Alden
Dr Chris R. Hughes
The Scientific Council comprises the President of Orient Institute, who chairs it, and all tenured PhDs. The main duties of the Scientific Council are to accept tenured members or associates, approve annual and multi-annual plans and reports, approve the annual budget and annual financial implementation report and assign R&D activities to research groups in accordance with the goals of Orient Institute.