Bruno Maçães holds a doctorate in political science from Harvard. He is a former Minister of European Affairs in Portugal. In that role he represented his country in Brussels during the eurozone crisis, the first Ukraine war and Brexit.
In 2019 he was a fellow at Renmin university in China. In 2020 he was a senior fellow at the Hudson institute in Washington. Since 2020 he is a fellow at the Wilfried Martens Centre in Brussels. As a risk consultant, he has advised some of the largest companies in the world on geopolitics and technology.
He has published four books since 2018, mostly focused on geopolitics, China, Russia, and technology. His latest book, Geopolitics for the End Time, was published in September 2021.