ALVAREZ PEREIRA Carlos
Vice President, Club of Rome
Previously a researcher in systems dynamics and entrepreneur in the digital sector, Carlos Alvarez Pereira promotes the emergence of a civilizational shift towards equitable wellbeing within a healthy biosphere. He is a member of the Executive Committee of the Club of Rome, where he co-leads the initiatives on Emerging New Civilization(s) and Youth and Intergenerational Dialogues. He keeps doing research in complexity thinking and the transformation of knowledge and innovation to respond to the existential needs of the 21st century.
He is also a member of the Advisory Boards of the UNESCO Chair on Global Understanding for Sustainability at the University of Jena and of the International Bateson Institute (Stockholm), and fellow of the World Academy of Art and Science (WAAS). He has been a lecturer and researcher at the Polytechnic University of Madrid (UPM), founder and manager during more than 20 years of several consulting companies in Spain, Switzerland, France and Germany, and founder of a non-profit research institution devoted to collaborative projects in the domains of complex systems and Artificial Intelligence. He has been during 8 years Vice-President of the Spanish Fulbright Alumni Association.