Year of Appointment: 2017
Education: Master’s Degree in Law from Ghent University, Belgium and an LL.M degree in Corporate Law from New York University, School of Law in the US
Eva-Maria serves as Executive Vice President and General Counsel for Radisson Hospitality AB (publ), leading the company’s legal department.
Eva-Maria’s team provides comprehensive legal advice and support to the company’s corporate departments, regions and hotels. In particular, she plays a key role in advising and assisting the Business Development team in order to expand the Radisson Hotel Group portfolio through new properties in Europe, Middle East and Africa. Furthermore, her role encompasses support to the regions as well as a wide range of legal assistance, in relation to the regulatory framework, risk management, compliance and data privacy regulations.
With more than 12 years’ experience in hospitality and 20 years in the legal profession, Eva-Maria is an experienced attorney – both in-house and with experience in private practice, as part of an international law firm.
Eva-Maria joined Radisson Hospitality AB (publ) in 2017 after 11 years at Starwood, where she served as Vice President Legal and Deputy Chief Privacy Officer EAME with responsibilities that included supporting development, operations and data privacy regulations. Prior to moving in-house, she was an Associate at Clearly Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in Brussels, Belgium.
Eva-Maria is fluent in Dutch, French and English.