Vice President, The Club of Rome
Carlos Àlvarez Pereira is devoted to promoting the emergence of a civilizational shift towards equitable wellbeing within a healthy biosphere. He advises the UNESCO Chair of Global Understanding for Sustainability at the University of Jena, and the International Bateson Institute, as well as the Sweet Edge project on transition to 100% renewables in Switzerland. He is a member of the Scientific Council of the Montpellier Advanced Knowledge Institute on Transitions (MAK´IT), and a fellow of the World Academy of Art and Science (WAAS). He lectures on Circular Economy at EPFL (Switzerland). He is one of the Hub Directors in the UNESCO BRIDGES Sustainability Science Coalition.
He is an Aerospace Engineer and initiated his career as a lecturer and researcher in systems dynamics at the Polytechnic University of Madrid (UPM), to get later engaged for many years as an entrepreneur in the digital sector in Spain, Switzerland, France and Germany. He created and chaired until 2020 the Innaxis Foundation to develop research on complex systems and responsible innovation