António Brás Monteiro

Graduated in ‘Communication Sciences’ from the Catholic University of Portugal, António also holds several postgraduate courses from the European Security and Defence College / War Studies University, National Defence Institute, Military Academy, Institute of Police Sciences and Homeland Security, Delft University of Technology, National Security Office and was granted with the NATO Security Clearance by the National Security Authority.

 

In the last years he worked as Liaison Officer at SolvX, an intelligence and security services firm in Brussels and since 2017 he is Senior Project Manager at Tekever. He has been participating in European Defence Agency projects, NATO Industrial Advisory Group studies and European Commission H2020 security research projects (focused on disaster-resilient societies, fighting against crime and terrorism, and improving border and external security) where he gives advice on policy, regulatory and ethical issues related to the defence and security sectors.

 

He is also Advisory Board Member at Focus2Comply and Editorial Board Member of the Portuguese magazine “Segurança & Defesa”.

 

He is Editor-at-Large and Special Correspondent for Portugal on behalf of ‘European Security & Defence’ magazine, which is the leading pan-European security and defence publication in the English language.

 

He has two passions: Travel and Land Rovers, and was editor-in-chief of two magazines dedicated to these subjects.

 

To relax, he practices sports shooting. In the future, he dreams of a Land Rover expedition along the David Livingstone route...

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António Brás Monteiro é Licenciado em ‘Ciências da Comunicação’ pela Universidade Católica Portuguesa e conta com vários cursos pós-graduados de: ‘Gestão de Crises’ pelo Instituto Superior de Ciências Policiais e Segurança Interna, ‘Contraterrorismo’ também pelo ISCPSI, ‘Cibersegurança e Gestão de Crises no Ciberespaço’ pelo Instituto da Defesa Nacional, ‘Common Security and Defence Policy Course’ pelo European Security and Defence College e conta também com uma série de certificados desde a Delft University of Technology ao Gabinete Nacional de Segurança.

 

Foi-lhe atribuída também a credenciação de segurança NATO SECRET pela Autoridade Nacional de Segurança.

Nos últimos anos António Brás Monteiro foi Liaison Officer na SolvX, uma empresa também dedicada à área de intelligence e segurança baseada em Bruxelas e desde 2017 é Consultor de Business Development na fabricante de drones portuguesa Tekever.

 

A sua paixão são as viagens e os Land Rover e já foi Diretor de publicações dedicadas a estes temas. Para relaxar dedica-se ao tiro desportivo e sonha com uma expedição pela rota de David Livingstone.