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Amb. Ambassador Antonio Martins da Cruz - Senior Advisor

Ambassador da Cruz has held a long and distinguished career in both diplomatic service and as a policy maker in Portugal. His extensive experience includes service as foreign affairs advisor to the Prime Minister of Portugal and head of the Diplomatic department of the Prime Minister's office. Ambassador da Cruz has also held distinguished positions as Portugal's Ambassador to NATO and Spain. In 2002, Ambassador da Cruz was both Foreign Minister of Portugal and served as the Chairman-on-Office of the OSCE. Ambassador da Cruz continues today to use his wide breadth of experience as a consultant on various international policy issues.

Dr. Godfrey Pirotta - Senior Advisor

Professor Godfrey Pirotta is the Director of the Institute for Public Administration and Management at the University of Malta. During his career he has helped to pioneer the study of public administration politics and public policy in Malta and to extend interest in the international study of micro states. He has represented Malta in various international policy forums and he is regularly invited abroad to discuss the strategic importance of Malta as a center for dialogue on Mediterranean public policy issues.