Patricia serves as Deputy General Counsel, WW Channel Strategy and Global Accounts, counseling senior business leadership on the global strategy for HP’s channel and other indirect routes to market, and direct sales to Global Accounts.
Previously Patricia acted as Region Head of Legal, EMEA, with a team of about 50 legal professionals in charge of the legal affairs in over 120 countries in which HP markets its products and services or 35 countries in which HP has sales presence in Europe, Middle East and Africa.
Earlier roles include Managing the GBU Counsels team for EMEA and Country Counsel for Belgium and Luxembourg.
Before joining HP in 1998, Patricia was a member of the Brussels Bar for 8 years at the major Brussels law firm Liedekerke. She had started her career with a 6-month position in a top 10 American law firm in Atlanta, Georgia.
Patricia obtained her law degree from the University of Leuven in Belgium magna cum laude and a Master of Laws from the University of Georgia in the USA. Based in Brussels, Belgium and a native Dutch speaker, Patricia is fluent in French and English and has a basic knowledge of German.