Academic Board Of OSI

    Occidental Society

  • Mirta R. Acero, PhD

    Occidental Identity

    Mirta is Doctor in European Identity and constitutional European Framework, researcher, writer, professor of Modern and Contemporary History and also specialises in Foreign Trade and International Relations, she has acquired various experiences combining university degrees in History of Art, Modern and Contemporary History, expertise in History of Music and Art Market and also International Affairs with her experience around Europe. She has made networking as an academic and also through the business world. Also, she has been applying her expertise as a lecturer and as a consultant in North-Central, West and South of Europe. She collaborates as an academic member of IRELAC -International Relations between Europe, Latin America and The Caribbean-, a Brussels institution connected with EU and its ECLAC -Commission for Latin America and The Caribbean-; she is also a member of 3QC a Think-Tank based at Regent´s University in London.

  • César Alcalá

    Classical and Ancient Heritage

    Historian, journalist, writer, politician and lecturer. Collaborator in El Catalán, Digital Economy, Digital Magazine, La Razón, Cadena COPE. In the musical version, collaborative in Revista Musical, Revista de Catalunya, Opera Actual, Anuario Musical (CSIC), Revista Nassarre (CSIC), Revista de Musicología. Secretary of the Ignacio Hernando de Larramendi International Prize for History of Carlism and Projects History of Carlism of the Ignacio Larramendi Foundation. Member of the Jaureguizar Foundation. Collaborator of the Spanish Biographical Dictionary of the Royal Academy of History. Collaborator of the historical documentary by Carles Balagué entitled "From Madrid to the Moon". He has published 50 books, among them: Music to Catalonia for 300 years, Mauricio de Sivatte. A political biography (1901-1980), María de las Nieves de Braganza and de Borbón. My memories about our campaign in Catalonia in 1872 and 1873 and in the Center in 1874, Traditionalism and Spirituality in Antonio Gaudí, The Third Carlist War, Campaign Diary of a Catalan soldier, Czechs in Barcelona. The terror and the Stalinist repression in Catalonia, Czechs of Valencia, Historical keys of the Catalan independence movement, The Czechs of terror. The historical forgetfulness in the open, The presidents of the Republic, The sites of Gerona, La llista maçònica, Children of exile ..

  • George Alexander

    Geostrategy of Religions

    Mr. George Alexandre is a writer, orator, human resource trainer, and Pan-Orthodox Christian activist. He was instrumental in founding Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE Society, an organization dedicated to Pan-Orthodox Christian unity. He holds a Masters in Social Work from the University of Kerala and a Masters in Research in Social Sciences from the Mahatma Gandhi University. He has written several books and numerous articles. His areas of interest include human resources and community development, church management, Orthodox Christian journalism, Christian persecution, NGO management, contemporary Orthodoxy, inter-Orthodox dialogue and Pan-Orthodox studies.

  • Margarita de la Pisa Carrión

    Family and Social Relation

    Margarita de la Pisa Carrión, graduated in Pharmacy, expert in Biotechnology from the Complutense University of Madrid, Master in Neuropsychology and Education from UNIR University, as well as Master in Women and Leadership from the International School of Business ALITER. Margarita has led projects at the pharmaceutical industry level in rural areas and has also led initiatives such as “Abre tus Alas”, her own educational project, of which she is Founder and CEO, helping to unite children's creativity and family life with their social, emotional environment and cultural through their life and professional experience in Spain, Ireland, France and Sweden. She is an expert in educational innovation, development of children's initiative and creativity, emotional education and manipulative stimulation, to support children with learning difficulties, as well as specialized attention to students with high cognitive abilities.

  • Raad Salam Naaman, PhD

    Comparative Cultures & Middle East Affairs

    Professor, writer, international lecturer and interpreter, Doctor in Arab Philology and Islamic Studies, researcher in comparative religions: Judaism, Christianity and Islam, expert in Biblical Theological Studies and Middle East, Ancient History of Mesopotamia, Religious Sciences and also Economist. Member of Honor in the Chaldean Global Union, President Chaldean Union in Spain. Native from Nínive (Irak) and Spanish citizen, he has developed his studies between Basora and Madrid. An active member of debates on radio and television in different parts of the world he works sealing deeply under the roots of islamic tradition and Judeo-Christian values from Ancient heritage to our contemporary times to improve our social skills through the understanding of current conflicts-. He is the author of numerous publications, mastering Arabic -Ancient, classical and dialectal-, Aramaic, Biblical ancient Hebrew, Spanish and English.

  • David I. Bernstein, PhD

    Jewish Culture

    Mr. David I. Bernstein is the Dean of the Pardes Institute for Jewish Studies in Jerusalem. He holds a B.A. and M.A. in History and a Ph.D. in Religious Education from New York University. He also attended Yeshivat HaMivtar. In addition, David is the Educational Consultant for Heritage Seminars and has led more than 50 Jewish heritage trips to Poland, Prague, Budapest, and Berlin. He has been the Dean of Pardes since 1998. Previously, he was the director of Midreshet Lindenbaum, popularly known as Brovender’s, for 12 years. David was a Jerusalem Fellow at the Mandel School for Jewish Education in Jerusalem from 1996-1998. Before moving to Israel in 1984, David was the director of informal education at the Ramaz Upper School in New York City, where he created and taught a 2-year curriculum integrating world and Jewish history.

    International Business

  • Dejan Stojanovic

    International Leadership

    Transfers his twenty-seven year work experience in the economy through training in Leadership, Communication and Sales. Worked on leadership positions in multinational and domestic companies in which he inspired and implemented numerous changes. A particular focus is on increasing the capacity of the individual in order to improve the results of the organization. The point is that an enhanced critical mass of an individual can make a quality change that the organization requires. Trained in English in all markets of the Balkans and South-Western Europe. Passionately helps people and organizations to learn and grow. Adds all expertise to the theory of training, mentoring , coaching and development of people Improves training effectiveness by working team to develop new approaches and techniques support available Participate in numerous conferences, workshops, panels and lectures at renowned domestic and foreign institutions. Capability builder who is successfully building people strengths in global corporations ( Coca Cola Hellenic ; MPC Holding; WFI; RTVT; Buxwold GMBH, Kimbo). When asked to describe himself in the form of a product, Dejan replies: "Japanese knife", an object that brings together many high-quality tools and rescue accessories. By nature coach, according to a professional orientation analyst, according to honeybee . Dejan is married to Sanja, a doctor of economics, with whom she has a son Ognjen.

  • Roberto Agostini

    Accountancy & Administration

    Roberto has a wide international experience gained in various industries and cultures, both in large corporations and in start-up companies. This gives him the ability to see what needs to be set in place for a company to grow smoothly, with a proven track record of successfully implementing transformational change within Investment Management, FMCG, Retail, Distribution and Manufacturing. He will be in charge to develop the area of Accountancy and Administration at OSI Occidental Studies Institute.

  • Marc Soler

    Website Design & Php

    Marc Soler graduated from the Modern Humanitarian Institute, Faculty of Computer Science. He is an information technology specialist, a web programmer, a developer of sites and applications. He has been working in programming for more than eight years with frameworks like CodeIgbiter, Laravel, Symphony & work in CMS – WordPress, Joomla. Specialist in the fields of HTML, Css, JavaScript, jQuery, MySQL, Java, C #, php, Xamarin, reactJS. He works as well with the programs Android Studio, Visual Studio, Photoshop, Adobe Egde and many others.

    Global Governance

  • Ana Koenigsberg

    Human Rights in Western World

    Law Degree Consultant in international and institutional relations. Mediator of international conflicts, relationship between states and between states and population. Expert in humanitarian aid, for more than ten years, as a VP and GM in an NGO, carrying out projects mainly in Southeast Asia (Thailand, Laos and Vietnam) helping the most vulnerable population such as children, women and the elderly, in health, education, housing and infrastructure such as access to water and roads).

  • Finn Majlergaard, PhD

    Cultural Conflict & Global Resolutions

    Finn Majlergaard is the founder and CEO of Gugin, a global operating consulting firm specialised in helping companies and organisations leverage the cultural diversity. Gugin facilitates post-merger integration processes, corporate culture development and offers a wide range of workshops and courses. Dr. Majlergaard is also a professor at several business schools and universities around the world. He has published 2 books on leveraging cultural diversity. He holds a doctoral degree from International School of Management in Paris, New York, Tokyo and Shanghai and an MBA from Henley Management College, UK.

  • Berta Jimenez Antonio, PhD

    Institutional Diplomacy

    Diplomat. graduated from the Faculty of Law of the Catholic University Nordestana, Notary, specializing in immigration law in the United States. Practical psychological training on differential education, special international law, in the consular and diplomatic Institute of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Teacher at the UUCE university. Senate College of Hostos. Member of the National Human Rights Commission. Trainings at UN Women Training Center. Television Production Company. Responsible for social and community work, World Peace Committee, Human Rights, Women and Municipalities. Abused Mothers Foundation, Homeless Children, Security and Environment. Community Safety Council. Values, family, Youth Leadership, tactics and citizen / community security strategies. Recognition by the mayor of Hardford Connecticut delivery, key to the city. Proclaim as a distinguished daughter. Recognition as outstanding woman of the year.

  • Giorgio Alberti, PhD

    Global Policy

    Giorgio Alberti is an expert in Democratic Processes and the rise and development of Populist Movements which threaten its stability and very existence. His early research on the organizaton of Indian Communities in the Central Sierra of Perú led him to discover particular forms of local, participatory democracy, which contrasted with oligarchic style of government at the national level. Since then, the question of democracy and the search for the determinants of its good performance and stability have been at the center of his interests, particularly in the Latin american setting, where democrcy is still unstable and fragile.He held the chair of Theory of Political Development at the University of Bologna (Italy), taught at the Bologna Center of the Johns Hopkins University and was also visiting professor at Columbia and Cornell Universities (USA).

  • Andras Lenart, PhD

    Institutional Speech

    Andras Lenart is Senior Lecturer of University of Szeged (Hungary) and visiting professor at the University of Barcelona and Huelva (Spain). His research interests include the relation between cinema and history, Spanish and Latin American history, politics and culture, Inter-American Studies, and Propaganda Studies. His more than 70 publications, written in Spanish, English and Hungarian, have appeared in Spanish, Hungarian, Italian, German and Canadian journals, volumes of essays and books, and also on the website of the US Library of Congress, National Film Registry. He is the author of Spanish Cinema under the Franco Regime: Ideology, Propaganda and Film Policy, published in Hungarian in 2014. He is a member of the General Assembly of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and of various international associations, such as EAAS (European Association for American Studies) and AHILA (Association for European Historians of Latin America). He is a founding member of the Hungarian Research Centre for Inter-American Studies and the Hungarian Research Group for Caribbean Studies.

  • Christian Ghymers, PhD

    Global Governance and Macroeconomy

    Christian Ghymers is expert in International Economics. President of the «Institut Interdisciplinary pour les Relations entre l'Union Européenne et l’Amérique Latine et les Caraïbes» (IRELAC - ICHEC, Brussels), Vice-President of the Robert Triffin International Association – RTI, Catholic University of Louvain-la-Neuve, and President of the accredited Belgo-Chilean Chamber of Commerce. In policy making he is specialized in governance issues (crisis management), regional integration, international monetary issues, and coordination of macroeconomic policies. He was Adviser in the Research Department of the Central Bank of Belgium (1978-1986), in the European Commission (1986-2013, DG Economy and Finance- ECFIN) and Coordinator of macroeconomic policies (Euro-area, G-7 - G-20), Governor’s adviser to several African Central banks 1992 and 1994, as Senior Adviser to the ECLAC/UN 2000-2003, as Senior Adviser to IMF Joint Vienna Institute 2009-2011) as well as consultant to other institutions in Latin America and Africa. He published around 60 works in Economics and Political Economy and several works on the Latin American independence ideas and constitutional philosophy. He was also Visiting Fellow at Bank of England (1981), the New-York Federal Reserve Bank (1984), the Brookings Institution (1984, Washington DC), and “Maître de Conférence" at the "Université Catholique de Louvain" (UCL, Belgium) and at the "Ecole Normale d'Administration" (ENA, Strasbourg, France).

    International Affairs

  • David Caixal

    Counter-Intelligence

    Military Historian, expert in International Geostrategy and Jihadist Terrorism. Security and Defense Advisor at HERTA SECURITY. Director of the Terrorism and Defense Area of ​​the International Institute for Global Security Studies (INISEG) / Pegaso University (Italy). Director of the Observatory against Terrorist Threat and Jihadist Radicalization (OCATRY) of INISEG. He has worked in the Historical-Military Archive of the IV Pyrenean-Military Region of Barcelona, ​​as a historian and documentary maker. He has been Professor of History, Ecclesiastical Protocol, Vatican Diplomacy, Heraldry and Noble Premial Law at ESPRI (Higher School of Protocol and Institutional Relations of Catalonia) of the Miguel de Cervantes European University, 2013-2015. He has taught the subjects of North American and Mediterranean International Politics and Islam, in the Master of International Relations at the University of Nebrija 2016-2017. He has been a professor at the Behavior & Law University Foundation in Geostrategy, Geopolitics and Jihadist Terrorism. Expert professor in terrorism of the Master of Profiling and Analysis of Criminal Conduct. Unit of Criminal Conduct Analysis of the Faculty of Law, of the University of Barcelona. Academic Course 2016-2017 and Course 2017-2018. He has been Coordinator and professor of the Course of “Analyst Technician in Terrorism and International Geostrategy” of the EIP (International School of Protocol) Professor of the EIP in matters of Ecclesiastical Protocol, Vatican Diplomacy and Royal House Protocol. 2016-2017 / 2018-2019. Professor of the Intelligence and Terrorism Seminar of the Faculty of Criminology of the Francisco de Vitoria University 2016-2017-2018. Terrorist analyst at the US Homeland Security Defense University / University and Agency Partnership Initiative US Center for Homeland and Defense / US Naval Posgraduate School. Membership research projects in support of Veterans of The Armed Forces of the United Kingdom. Membership in support of the Association of the United States Army (AUSA). Analyst in International Geostrategy and Terrorism of Homeland Intelligence Security-Israel. He collaborates as a military historian with the "Vietnam Veterans of America And Veterans of Foreign Wars".

  • Julien Fouchet

    EU Affairs

    Julien Fouchet, Master in Public Law, is the President of AUDE, Association for the Unification of Law in Europe. He also chairs the IEFBB, European Institute and Francophonie of the Bordeaux Bar. Julien Fouchet teaches courses in European law and urban planning law for European citizens and entrepreneurs as well as real estate professionals.

  • Jon Pettigrew

    UK & Common Wealth

    Jon Pettigrew is an experienced international business operator with recent consultancy expertise. He is a Fellow and Visiting Lecturer at two Universities in London in Cross-Cultural Communication and Perspectives. Jon has particular experience, for 10 years, with European based clients from Japan, many in the City of London, but also with industrial and government organisations. He is also experienced with clients from most EU countries and independent countries, formerly part of the USSR or its satellites. Since 2017 Jon has worked in this latter field on a continuing special project for the UK Foreign Office. Jon worked in the wine trade for 10 years, travelled widely and speaks French and German well. He has a qualification in Japanese and in Latin. He has taken courses in Spanish and is now learning Bulgarian. Jon took the post-experience Cranfield MBA and founded a pioneering internet music business in phase 1 of the web.

  • Raphael Louis, PhD

    Canadian Affairs

    Raphael Louis is a United Nations (UN) E-Government and Knowledge in Government Management Certified, Global Healthcare Reform Expert and holds two Honorary Doctorate Degrees in Community Development at Saint Peter and Saint Paul College and University for his lifetime humanitarian achievement, and Doctor of Humanitarian Services (Honoris Causa) at the World organization of Natural Medicine (WONM). He is also a Goodwill Ambassador for the ‘International Council’ founded in Solothurn (Switzerland) as a small round with the name International Council for Practice-Based Research and Sustainability and a first class network of Prime-Ministers, Ministers, Presidents, Chairmen, CEO’s and other leaders of international institutions and organizations, groups and companies. Hon. H.E. Sir. Dr. Raphael Louis track record of executive experience is quite notable within a broad cross-section of public, private, not-for-profit, academic organizations, philanthropic, chivalric and corporate entities at the local, national and global levels. His Chivalric and Executive achievement is remarkable. He has been bestowed the honors of Sir Knight (SK) by the Knights of Columbus, the Color Corps and Patriotic Degree (KoC), White Knight Prior, and Knight Commander for British Columbia Canada by the Order of Saint Paul (OSP) and is a top management and executive board member within several world renowned institutions.

  • Gabriel Ben Tasgal

    Israeli Affairs

    Director in Israel of the Public Diplomacy Program – “HaTzad HaSheni,” which is dedicated to building bridges between Israel and the Spanish-speaking world. Within the framework of the public diplomacy project, it established educational contents, developing several internet pages and varied contents. He trained in Political Science (BA), International Relations (BA) from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Advertising and Marketing (School of Publicists of Tel Aviv), Political Science (MA) the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and Advertising and Public Relations (MA)by the Autonomous University of Barcelona. Currently, he is a professional tour guide in Yad Ben-Tzvi in Jerusalem. He specializes in Israeli and Middle Eastern politics and Islamic terrorism. From the age of 15, he is an educator in non-formal education training centres, currently, among other tasks, he collaborates with formal cational centers. For a decade and a half, he was a news producer for European television networks in the Middle East, founded a newsagency (Guysen in Spanish) and served as an analyst in various media.

  • Dean Hoffman

    North American Affairs

    Dean A. Hoffman holds degrees in Communications Studies and English from the University of California and a Leverhulme Trust postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Dundee in Scotland. A recognized scholar of late medieval and early modern criminality, popular culture and the carnivalesque, he has published in multilingual journals and addressed learned societies both in the USA and the United Kingdom. Dr. Hoffman has also authored auteurist film criticism devoted to iconoclastic directors like Orson Welles and Sam Peckinpah, and has developed a range of original course offerings in cinema and media studies, including classes which explore the morphology of the Cold War film and the multilevel sociocultural contexts of such landmark works as Black Hawk Down, Spielberg’s Munich, and Apocalypse Now.

  • S.E.R Eric Escala

    Latin-American Affairs

    Manager and Director of Industrial and Telecommunications Companies (CATV) in Venezuela. Exiled voluntarily in the USA under the condition of Resident. Professor at the Banking and Finance School of the Metropolitan University. Public Policy Manager with presidents Carlos Andrés Pérez, Ramón J Velázquez and Rafael Caldera. He was part of the Federation of Public Accountants of Venezuela. Co-founder of the MDL Political Movement and Movement for Liberal Democracy.

  • Juan José Alarcón Riubanys

    Asia and Western World

    Mr. Alarcón is Deputy General Manager of OSI Intelligence. He is analyst in International Geopolitics and Jihadism. His main lines of research are the study of geopolitics and terrorism in China, Central Asia and Southeast Asia. He holds a Master's Degree in Conference Interpreting from the Autonomous University of Barcelona and a Bachelor's Degree in Translation from the same university. He holds two separate Postgraduate degrees in Chinese Language and Culture from the University of Foreign Languages of Tianjin and the University of Foreign Studies of Beijing, where he studied Chinese in the years 2008-09 and 2014-17, respectively. From 2014-17, he taught Translation and Interpreting from Chinese into Spanish in the Graduate School of Translators and Interpreters of the Foreign Studies University of Beijing. Professor Alarcón is author of more than seventy articles in Spanish and English on Geopolitics and Jihadism in China and in Asia-Pacific, published by Secindef, Lookout News, Atalayar and Roostergnn. As a co-author, he has been published two research works on Geopolitics and Terrorism: "Geostrategy in the seas of China and in Central Asia" and "China and its strategies against religious extremism: infrastructures, economic initiatives and military presence abroad", published by Thomson-Reuters and Wolters-Kluber in collaboration with University of Nebrija. Professor Alarcón teaches Geopolitics and Terrorism in China in the Master's Degree on International Geostrategy and Jihadist Terrorism of the Italian Pegaso University.

  • Amit Khosa

    Cibersecurity and Counter-Terrorism

    Amit Khosa is a Technology, Public Policy and Business leader helping organizations grow. With global experience in both Corporate and Government Domain he has delivered results working in collaboration with high level officials both in private and public sector. He is currently a partner and strategic advisor at OSI INTELLIGENCE (Security, Intelligence and Defense). The firm is dedicated to consulting, training and the provision of services in the fields of security, intelligence and defense. As an engineer, entrepreneur, and policymaker, he is currently working at the intersection of public policy and technology. He is alumni of following programs at Harvard Kennedy School USA Cybersecurity: The Intersection of Policy and Technology; Central Challenges of American National Security, Strategy and Press; and Leadership in Crises. He has a Master’s in Business Administration majoring in Entrepreneurship & Innovation from Tel Aviv University Israel and a Bachelor of Engineering majoring in Electronics and Communication from Bangalore India.

  • Eyal Pinko

    Intelligence, Security and Defense

    Eyal Pinko Navy Commander, retired, Owner and CO-CEO of Infinity intelligence Ltd, served in the Israeli navy for 23 years. In those years he served 4 years in operational duties, 12 years as a project manager for serverañ development programs, and for more than 6 years, as the head of operational and research branch at the Israeli naval intelligence. Eyal served for 5 more years as the head of division at the ministry of defense (Civilian rank equal to RADM). Eyal holds the Isreal's security award, prime ministrer's decoration of excellence, DDR&D decoration of excellence, and IDF commander in chief decoration of excellence. Since August 2017, he is a senior consultant for cyber and maritime cyber, focusing in cyber strategy, risk assessment, threat analysis, risk management and awareness. He holds bachelor's degree whith honor in electronics engineering, and two master's degrees with honor in political science and in organizational development. Since 2015, ha has been a PhD candidate at the Bar-llan university and a Research Fellow at the Haifa Maritime Policy and Strategy Research Center. His research focuses on strategy, asymmetrical and hybred warfare, cyber and weapon systems.

  • Rabbi Fishel Szlajen, Ph.D.

    Bioethics & Applied Jewish Philosophy

    Fishel Szlajen is an ordained Rabbi, holds a Ph.D. in Philosophy, an M.A. in Jewish Philosophy and a B.A. in Philosophy. He is also a Jerusalem Fellows Graduate from Mandel Leadership Institute. Szlajen currently works as a Director of the Department of Culture in AMIA and, Research Scientist and Professor of Applied Jewish Philosophy in University of Buenos Aires and UNLaM. He is the first Rabbi to have been appointed as an Ordinary Member of Vatican Pontifical Academy for Life, and Vice President of Argentine National Bioethical Committe. In the aforementioned areas of endeavor, Szlajen has published more than 100 papers, essays and articles, 6 books, and he has lectured widely in various congresses and symposia, having been honored with national & international grants and scholarships, awards and distinctions, for his contribution from a Jewish perspective to deal with current general ethical, bioethical, juridical and sociocultural problems. It should be noted in this regard, Fishel Szlajen, was awarded with the highest distinction granted by the Senate of the Argentine Nation, "Mention of Honor Domingo F. Sarmiento", for his academic contributions to improve the quality of life of neighbor, institutions and communities. He is the first Rabbi to have been awarded with such national maximum distinction.