Pedro Schwartz (ES) studied political science and economics at the London School of Economics (LSE) and the Universidad Complutense in Madrid. He taught there from 1970 to 1992 and currently serves as ‘Rafael del Pino Professor’ at the University San Pablo CEU in Madrid, at Buckingham University (UK) and is also an Adjunct Scholar at the Cato Institute (USA). H.M. Queen Elizabeth II made him an Honorary Officer of the British Empire and in 2003 the Spanish Royal Academy of Moral and Political Science made him a lifetime member. Schwartz served as President of the Mont Pelerin Society and was awarded the prestigious Rey Jaime I Prize for his contributions to economics in Spain. In addition to his academic appointments, Schwartz is Chairman of the Board of the regulated electronic market for the treasury securities MTS, and Executive President of BlueLine SL, a strategy consultancy in the Najeti Group. His numerous publications include major books such as The Pursuit of Happiness, and his If Freedom Dies. The Paradoxes of Liberal Democracy as well as his seminal work In Search of Montesquieu. Democracy in Danger.