Carlos is the CEO of IES-Social Business School. He is the former President of the Board and founder of ESLIDER-PORTUGAL – National Network of Civil Society Leaders, member of the Board of EUCLID-NETWORK – European Network of Civil Society Leaders. Previously, he was General Coordinator at UDIPSS-PORTO. He has also worked as Associate Researcher at INSEAD and Assistant Researcher at Universidade Católica Portuguesa – Porto Regional Center. Carlos is a Professor in Higher Education and holds a PhD in Economics at the School of Economics and Management of the University of Minho.