H.E. Mr. Luís Amado is the Chairman of the General and Supervisory Board of Energias de Portugal (EDP), one of Europe’s major electricity operators. He is a former Portuguese Minister of State, Foreign Minister, and Defense Minister. He also served as a Member of the Portuguese Parliament and a Deputy of the Regional Assembly of Madeira. He was an Adviser to Portugal’s National Defense Institute (IDN) and Visiting Professor at Georgetown University. He is also a member of the European Council on Foreign Relations.