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 completed a specialisation course in Compliance and Criminal Law at the Institute of Economic and European Criminal Law (IDPEE) of the Faculty of Law of the University of Coimbra in 2018 and obtained an International Diploma in Anti-Money Laundering from the International Compliance Association (ICA) in 2022, consolidating her professional experience in this area.

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.

Patrícia Vasconcelos
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