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Past President of PWI

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Anaida is an energetic HR leader with over 15 years of global international experience. After graduating from the University of Antwerp in Science for Applied Economics, she focused in building a career in Human Resources. She has had global and regional roles within Cargill, an international provider of food, agricultural and risk management product and services. She experienced a variety of HR business roles, from building teams, processes, programs to partnering with the businesses on divestment or business sell-out projects. Anaida brings a proactive, collaborative, transparent and high integrity approach. She enjoyed her experience to addressing business issues/challenges and particularly, leading an EMEA regional team of HR professionals and helping them realize their potential. Recently, founder of MEGADEA, her own consultancy, providing HR/Change Management/Leadership Development expertise to her clients. She has two daughters and loves to explore challenging and exciting time with family.


Honorary President of PWI

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Cristina Vicini is a board member and a senior executive with innovative companies and charities in Europe and North America, with focus on international company development and strategy, digital innovation and international governance. During her career Cristina held international management up to P&L executive roles in Europe and beyond with technology corporations like Microsoft and Siemens, with the international public sector, with global non-profits and as an entrepreneur. Committed to women's economic empowerment, Cristina is Chairwoman of The International Alliance for Women Foundation based in Washington, DC, and a Mentor with the European Women on Board Foundation. Cristina was honoured in 2015 with the “TIAW World of Difference Award 100”. She is the Honorary President of PWI Brussels and was PWI’s President between 2006 and 2011. Cristina holds a Masters of International Management from Boston University and a Masters with honors in Computer Science from the University of Brussels (ULB). She is married and a proficient golfer.


Member of the Advisory Board

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Having worked in Belgium, Italy, Germany and Sweden, Alessandra is a change management expert with an international career background in managerial positions within leading global multinational organisations, including DHL, Accenture and the European Commission. Currently, Alessandra is working in HR at the EU agency Single Resolution Board (SRB), the resolution authority within the Banking Union. In 2011 she was appointed as Secretary-General of PWI Brussels where she founded the "PWI Magazine", an online quarterly review about management and culture. She started her career as an organisation and manufacturing lecturer at the University of Verona, where she graduated in Economics in 1985. In 2001 she earned her Master Degree in Neurolinguistic Programming. Recently, Alessandra founded and is the President of Opportunalia aisbl, an organisation in the tourism sector. She has also actively contributed to associations like AIESEC, Amnesty International and Fondazione Marisa Bellisario. Born in Verona, Italy, Alessandra speaks five languages, is a passionate traveler and a psychology scholar.


Member of the Advisory Board

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Susannah is a non-profit leader with over 20 years' experience in trade associations, governance, EU capital market & entrepreneurship public policy. Susannah has previously served as the Secretary General of European Issuers, a Brussels-based association which represents the interests of publicly traded companies in Europe, an adviser on the post financial crisis to the Financial Reporting Council, the UK regulator for corporate reporting and governance, an Associate Director of Public Affairs at Fidelity International, a major international asset management firm, a Senior Legal Adviser to the CBI (Confederation of British Industry) and a solicitor at Clifford Chance, a leading City law firm.


Member of the Advisory Board

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Rhonda has lived in Belgium for over 30 years, speaks French fluently and has over two decades of business experience in the payment industry with Mastercard Europe. She has extensive experience in leading cross-functional global and virtual teams to sell and deliver innovative, complex, multi-market products, services and digital programs in the Benelux, France, Nordics and Baltics. Her career includes management roles in business development and key account sales in the US and Europe within the courier, internet, airline and financial technology industries. She is co-chair of the Mastercard Women’s Leadership Network and a steering committee member since 2008, an Advisory Board member of PWI Brussels and an active contributor to their STEAM Programme.Speaker, mentor and influencer, she is a passionate change agent for gender balanced leadership, diversity and inclusion.


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Bev is a long life volunteer, President at ADHD, ASC & LD Belgium, Ambassador at Neurodiverse Brains @ Work and the power behind many PWI Brussels initiatives in the last 11 years. Bev brings a lot of knowledge around driving membership, building communities, creating solutions and empowering women. We need Bev's spirit of solidarity to strengthen our community.


Member of the Advisory Board

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Geert is the oldest of 6 siblings, decided to become an engineer and later sumbled into Research and Development Leadership. Geert strongly believes in diversity and inclusion, a concept in line with his own values. In his career he has experienced the power of inclusive teams who perform better and innovate more. Geert's collaboration will help us to engage men in advancing gender parity at workplace and society.

Past Presidents

Anaida Dibra

Susannah Haan

Marie Terese Letorney         




Armelle Loghmanian 2011-2015
Cristina Vicini 2006-2011
Elizabeth Hammer-Kjellberg  
(in memoriam)
Sandy Dumont 1999-2001
Eva Lotte Eriksson


Sandy Dumont                      1991-1997

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