Full Professor at Autónoma University of Lisbon, where he is Director of the International Relations Department and of the research unit OBSERVARE-Observatory of Foreign Relations. Senior Researcher at the Portuguese Institute of International Relations (IPRI).
Visiting Professor at La Sapienza Universitá di Roma – Italy, the Middle East Technical University (METU) of Ankara-Turkey and the Portuguese National Defense Institute (IDN), Military University Institute (IUM) and Higher Institute of Police Sciences and Internal Security (ISCPSI).
He was Special Adviser for International Relations and Counter-Terrorism in the Office of the Minister of Home Affairs (Nov. 2015 – Oct. 2017); Advisor to the Vice-President of the European Parliament (1999-2004); and NATO-EAPC Researcher for two years, authoring the report “Russia and NATO’s Enlargement” (2000).
Researcher in the areas of International Relations, Geopolitics and Security Studies specialising in the Euro-Atlantic, Eurasian and Asia-Pacific regions, he is the author and co-author of more than a dozen books and numerous essays and articles published in specialist journals. He has been a guest speaker at high-level conferences and collaborates regularly with various media outlets, analysing and commenting on international political and security issues.
Professor Luis Tomé has a degree in International Relations from the Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa (UAL), a Masters in Strategy from the Institute of Social and Political Sciences of Universidade de Lisboa (ULisboa) and a PhD in International Relations from Universidade de Coimbra (FEUC).