Dr. Jaime Nogueira Pinto is a writer, political scientist, and university professor, and is CEO of Gaporsul Ltd., a business intelligence and advisory company. He was the editor of Futuro Presente, a quarterly review founded in 1980, and is author of dozens of books. He is a member of the Institut d’Études Politiques and Le Cercle, and is president of the Luso-African Foundation for Culture, an NGO which focuses on the civic formation of political and military cadres in Lusophone African countries.