Academic Qualifications

2015 – PhD in Global Management, Strategy and Entrepreneurship from ISCTE-IUL, Lisbon, Portugal

Biographical Information

Rui Paulo Almas is currently Director of the Paris Office of AICEP Portugal – Global (Portuguese Trade and Investment Agency) and Economic and Commercial Counsellor of the Embassy of Portugal to France. He had similar positions at AICEP’s Offices in Luanda (Angola), Tunis (Tunisia), Warsaw (Poland) and Madrid (Spain). At the AICEP’s headquarters, he was Director of the Information Department, Director for Economic Diplomacy and Public Affairs and Deputy Director of the International Markets Department and also Private Sector Liaison Officer of the World Bank and InterAmerican Development Bank for Portugal. He was invited lecturer at Universidade Europeia and Universidade Lusíada and invited trainer at INA – Direcção Geral da Qualificação dos Trabalhadores em Funções Públicas.

 

Keywords: Strategy and International Business; Globalization; Trade and Foreign Direct Investment; Private Sector Development; Economic Diplomacy.

Key Publications

Almas, Rui Paulo e João Manuel Santos (2016), Tendências recentes do comércio internacional e do investimento direto de Portugal com o exterior, Janus 2017 – Anuário de Relações Exteriores, Observare-Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa, 64-65, Lisboa.

Ferreira, M. E. e Almas, R. P. (1998), Les relations économiques au sein de la CPLP, Problèmes Politiques et Sociaux, La Documentation Française n° 803, 60-73, Paris.

Ferreira, M. E. e Almas, R. P. (1997), Les contours économiques de la CPLP, Lusotropicalisme, Ed. Karthala, 11-33, Paris.

Ferreira, Manuel E. e Almas, Rui Paulo (1996), Comunidade económica ou parceria para o desenvolvimento: o desafio multilateral na CPLP, Cadernos do CESA 44, Instituto Superior de Economia e Gestão, Lisboa.