Iberian Legal Summit and Awards


Beatriz Bernabeu


International Legal Director


Beatriz holds the position of Havaianas International Legal Director, and heads Havaianas International Legal team including the regions of EMEIA, NA&C and APAC. She joined Havaianas in 2010, leading the legal department in the EMEA region and acting as Secretary to the Board of Directors of Alpargatas Europe S.L.U, a subsidiary of the Brazilian company Alpargatas S.A., exclusively dedicated to the marketing and promotion of the Havaianas brand in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Prior to joining Havaianas, Beatriz was for six years part of the legal department of Eastbridge Group Sàrl, a Brussels-based venture capital fund with stakes in key players companies in the fashion, luxury cosmetics and real estate sectors in Poland, the Czech Republic and Slovakia, as well as investments in the residential real estate sector in Manhattan, New York. Previously, Beatriz worked for three years at the European Institutions in Luxembourg, specifically at the European Parliament and the European Court of Justice. After obtaining a degree in European Union law from the University San Pablo CEU in Madrid, Beatriz obtained a Master's degree (LL.M) in International and Comparative Law from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (Free University of Brussels, Dutch section).