Ana Patricia Carvalho

Ana Patricia Carvalho

General Counsel R&D at Nestlé
Profession: In-House Counsel, Lawyer
Industry: Competition, Food & Beverages


General Counsel R&D at Nestlé, member of the R&D Management Committee and a Vice President of Société des Produits Nestlé S.A. She previously served as Head of Legal & Compliance Officer at Group Nestlé Portugal, and as member of the Management Committee of Nestlé Portugal as well as a member of Nestlé’s EMENA Antitrust Lead network. Before joining Nestlé in 2003, she worked in IP, EU and Competition law practice areas at PLMJ law firm for five years. Ana holds postgrad degrees in Intellectual Property law from the University of Lisbon and in Commercial and Company law from the Catholic University of Lisbon. Patricia featured in the [email protected] ’40 in their 40s' Notable Women Competition Professionals survey in 2019, in the In-House category; she also featured in Legal 500 GC Power List in the categories of General Counsel Portugal Teams (2019) and General Counsel Iberia (2018); also received the ACC European Counsel Award in the category of Employment team (2016).


Portuguese, English



General Counsel R&D at Nestlé

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