Head of Compliance
Patrícia is in charge of the Compliance Department at NEWCO.
She has a degree in Law from the University of Coimbra, and over the years has complemented her training with several postgraduate degrees related to her areas of practice, namely in Economic and European Criminal Law, Consumer Law, Taxation and Accounting and Finance for Legal Experts. She also took a specialisation course in compliance and criminal law, consolidating her professional experience in this field.
She has been a member of the Portuguese Bar Association since 1999 and has worked as a lawyer since 2001. Prior to joining NEWCO in 2014, Patricia held senior management positions at the Bar and integrated a safety and crew management department into an international shipping company. Patricia’s native language is Portuguese, but she is also proficient in English and speaks basic Italian, French and Spanish.
Luísa joined NEWCO's compliance department in 2017, after spending several years as Head of Administrative Services at a pharmaceutical company in the International Business Centre of Madeira. She has a degree in Management from the University of Madeira and a postgraduate degree in Management and Performance Control from the INDEG-ISCTE Executive Education University.
In addition to her native language, Portuguese, Luísa is fluent in English and Italian.
Marlene joined NEWCO in 2017, currently assisting the Compliance department, namely organizing, preparing and filing documentation. She attended secretarial and insurance technical courses in Madeira. In addition to her experience as an administrative assistant at NEWCO, Marlene has worked in retail, catering and hospitality.
She is bilingual in Portuguese and Spanish and fluent in English.
Carla has worked at NEWCO since 2002 and joined the Compliance department in 2022, assisting in the organization, preparation and filing of documentation. Previously she was part of the Accounting department, assisting in the organization and preparation of accounting documentation for companies in the International Business Center of Madeira (IBCM).
She has a degree in secretarial studies and accounting.