Pires de Lima, Bernardo

Geopolitischer Analytiker und Forscher,



Bernardo Pires de Lima was born in Lisbon in 1979. He is an Associate Fellow at the Portuguese Institute of International Relations, a Nonresident Fellow at the Center for Transatlantic Relations, Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University in Washington D.C, the foreign affairs columnist for Diário de Notícias, and the foreign affairs analyst for the public television and radio Portuguese broadcasters RTP and Antena 1. He is also Partner at FIRMA, the Portuguese private business agency specialized in transactions and strategic information, where he leads the Geopolitical Risk area.

Previously he was a Research Associate at the National Defense Institute, and a lecturer at the National Defense Institute, Portuguese Diplomatic Institute, Turkish Diplomatic Academy, Portuguese Academy of Sciences, Nova University, ISCTE-University Institute of Lisbon, Catholic University and Lusíada University of Lisbon. He was also advisor on transatlantic policy issues and geopolitical risk for Maintrust Investment Consulting. His comments have been published in several Portuguese and International media outlets such as RFI, BBC, Deutsche Welle, Deutschlandfunk, Reuters, Majalla Magazine, World Politics Review, Huffington Post World, Atlantic Treaty Association Commentary, The Diplomat, The National Interest, Hurriyet Daily News, Berlin Policy Journal and European Foreign Affairs Review.

He is the author of O Lado B da Europa: Viagem às 28 Capitais (2018), Administração Hillary (with Raquel Vaz-Pinto, 2016), Putinlândia (2016; José Medeiros Ferreira Prize 2016), Portugal e o Atlântico (2016), A Síria em Pedaços (2015), A Cimeira das Lajes: Portugal, Espanha e a Guerra do Iraque (2013), and Blair, a Moral e o Poder (2008).