Carlos Alvarez-Pereira


Kingdom of Spain

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Primary Position & Institution:

Founder and President, The Innaxis Foundation & Research Institute (Madrid, Brussels); Vice-President, Club of Rome

Short Bio:

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 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 Board of the International Bateson Institute and a 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 AI. He is now leading a new initiative of the Club of Rome called The Fifth Element, to develop new ways of learning based on the principle “Life for learning, learning for life”.