Main Participants

Board of Directors


Julia Suderow
(Professor at Deusto University)

Nationality: Spanish and German

Academic curriculum: Julia Suderow is a law graduate from the University of Hannover, has a Master’s degree by the University of Hannover and by the University of Louvain, and has a doctorate by the Carlos III University of Madrid, with a specialization in Competition and International Private Law.

Professional activity: Julia teaches as an Associate Professor at the University of Deusto, in the areas of Private International Law and International Trade Law and is the author of numerous publications, written in English, German and Spanish. She is a national coordinator of the Permanent Observatory for the Application of Competition Rules at the University of Trento. Julia is a lawyer specialized in Competition Law, Mergers and Acquisitions, International Arbitration and Private International Law and is the founding partner of 3C Compliance that aims to provide compliance advisory services to companies.

Maria José Azar-Baud
(Professor at University Paris XI)

Nationality: French and Argentinian

Academic Curriculum: Maria José Azar-Baud a law graduate from the Universidad Católica de Santiago del Estero – Magna Cum Laude. She has a double doctorate from the University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne and the University of Buenos Aires. Her thesis deals with Collective actions in Consumer law in France and Argentina, under a Comparative Law perspective (Dalloz, in 2013).  

Professional Activity: Maria José is an Associate Professor at the University of Paris-Saclay and lectures at University 1 Paris Panthéon-Sorbonne, University 2 Panthéon-Assas, amongst other international universities and training schools for lawyers and judges. Her main areas of research are: Consumer Law, International Contracts and Comparative Procedural Law. She is also the author of numerous publications written in English, French and Spanish. She also founded the Observatory of group actions in France, has been a lawyer at the Bar of Buenos Aires and is now admitted to the Paris Bar. 

Victoriano Nazareth

(Retired Senior Technician in School Administration at the Ministry of Education)

Nationality: Portuguese

Academic curriculum: Victoriano Nazareth has a degree in History from the University of Coimbra and has attended the Postgraduate Course in Documentary Sciences at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Coimbra. Victoriano also has a specialization in Total Quality Management by INA.

Professional activity: Victoriano Nazareth is a retired Senior Technician in School Administration at the Ministry of Education. 

Head of Office

Ana Carolina Almeida

Nationality: Portuguese

Academic curriculum: Ana Carolina Almeida is a law graduate from University of Coimbra (2020). She enrolled in the Legal and Forensic Master’s Program, from the Law School of the University of Coimbra, in 2020. Currently, she is developing her dissertation in consumer law. 

Head of Communication

Cremilde Ribeiro Pratas

Nationality: Portuguese

Academic Curriculum: Degree in Marketing and Advertising from IADE – Faculty of Design, Technology and Communication in 2016 and Master’s in Strategic Management of Public Relations from Escola Superior de Comunicação Social.

Professional Activity: Cremilde has 9 years of experience in the field of communication, having gone through different areas from strategic communication to the world of events. She has worked in public relations agencies (Atrevia), such as SIBS or the Portuguese Navy. She has more than one year of experience as Head of Marketing & Communication Manager in an IT consultancy. Graphic design and photography were always present, having already developed several solo works in these areas.

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