Presidency of New Acropolis
Jorge Ángel Livraga Rizzi, was the founder and first President of the International Organization New Acropolis until his death in 1991.
From 1991 to 2020, the presidency of the International Organization New Acropolis was in charge of Delia Steinberg Guzmán, who was Honorary President from 2020 until her death in 2023.
Since 2020, the president of the International Organization New Acropolis has been Carlos Adelantado Puchal.
The organization is currently present in more than 50 countries.
President of New Acropolis International
Carlos Adelantado Puchal was appointed in 2017 as International Deputy President of the IONA and in 2020, as International President which is his current position.
Interview with the President of the International Organization New Acropolis
Carlos Adelantado was born in Castellón (Spain) on January 1st, 1964.
At the age of 19, while studying philosophy at university, he began attending classes at the New Acropolis School of Philosophy in Castellón and supporting with enthusiasm its many activities and studies. He was later appointed director of the Castellón chapter where, over a period of 23 years, he developed a number of cultural and social volunteering projects under the umbrella of the Castalia Cultural Centre. He was also coordinator of the various New Acropolis centres in the Levante area of Spain. At the same time, he continued to study and teach philosophy and was awarded the degree of “Specialist in Eastern and Western Philosophy” by the International Organization New Acropolis based in Brussels.
He has been teaching different subjects in the curriculum of the New Acropolis School of Philosophy for more than 30 years, as well as giving lectures and participating in academic conferences. His approach has always emphasized the need to put philosophy into practice and apply it in addressing the problems of today’s world.
In 2013 he moved to Madrid to take over the management of the head office of New Acropolis in Spain and carry out a number of management responsibilities at a national level. In Madrid, he has promoted activities to make the rich historical and artistic heritage of the city known to a wider public, along with other projects for the promotion of culture.
In 2017 he was appointed Deputy International President of the IONA and in 2020 he took up his current post as International President.