Filipe Batista, born in Lisbon, Portugal. Head of Cooperation and Development Office at the Portuguese Communications Authority (ANACOM), Secretary General of ARCTEL-CPLP, since 2008 and Secretary of the Meeting of Ministers of Communications of the CPLP since 2016. Leadership Program at Católica Lisbon School of Business & Economics 2014. Post-graduate in “European Union Foreign Affairs” at Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de Lisboa (FDUL 2006); Master in Development and International Cooperation at Instituto Superior de Economia e Gestao-ISEG, “The Economic and Social Impact of E-Commerce in Portugal, 2004; Post-graduate in International Relations at Instituto de Ciencias Sociais e Politicas-ISCPS, 1996-1997 and Degree in International Relations, Universidade Lusiada de Lisboa, 1992-1996. Lectured International Relations and Cooperation Politics at Universidade Independente de Lisboa from 2000 to 2005.