Antonio Roque has an academic background in mechanical engineering and entrepreneurship, and studied also quantum physics and philosophy. He started his career in the manufacturing of trains combining eight years of production engineering in multiple sectors. He worked in international trade and with executives from top oil and gas companies in Europe, South America, Middle East, and China in 4D offshore survey and gas supply. He led, in parallel, for eight years, a global NGO that worked with the UN and was awarded with special consultative status to the economic and social council of the United Nations 2015-2018. He has also operational and leadership experience in working with fortune 500 tech companies in Cloud, IoT and software, and was UK Senator at the World Business Angels Investment Forum, an affiliated partner of the G20 Global Partnership for Financial Inclusion. He is very focused in innovation, sustainability, inclusion, world governance, and space exploration.