Vera Guedes is Group Head of Legal for Sacoor Brothers, where she has set up and manages the group’s Legal Department and is advisor to the Board. Key responsibilities include compliance and corporate governance, tax and corporate structuring and restructuring, and negotiation, drafting and reviewing of all sorts of contracts as well as group policies. She also manages external counsels of the Group worldwide and contributes to strategic decisions of the Board. Prior to her role at Sacoor Brothers, Vera was VP & Counsel of emerging markets for GE Capital Aviation Services and prior to that worked as Senior Associate at Clyde & Co. both in London and Dubai. Vera has accumulated 16 years of post-qualified experience and holds a Master of Laws in International Air & Space from the University of Leiden and has postgraduate qualifications in Corporate Law & Air Law.