Brief Biography

Lecturer at the MA in International Development and Cooperation as well as in the PhD in Development Studies at the Lisbon School of Economics and Management (ISEG) – Universidade de Lisboa. He is also an Associate Researcher at the Center for African, Asian and Latin American Studies (CESA) also at ISEG-Universidade de Lisboa. He formerly led the United Nations Millennium Campaign (UNMC) and the Global Call to Action against Poverty (GCAP) in Portugal. He also worked as a Policy Analyst on Ethical Finance in the Portuguese NGO Oikos and until recently Luis was a board member at the Portuguese NGO TESE as well as at the Portuguese chapter of Transparency International (Transparência e Integridade). He holds a PhD in Development Studies from the London School of Economics (London, 2004), a MA in Political Science from Yonsei University (Seoul, 1996) and a Licenciatura in Social Communication from Universidade Nova de Lisboa (Lisbon, 1993).