2012 World Technology Law Conference & Annual Meeting

May 3–4, 2012 • The Ritz-Carlton • Washington, D.C., U.S.A.


Pastora Valero
Director EU Public Policy, Cisco Systems; Diegem, Belgium

Pastora Valero is Director of EU Public Policy with Cisco and heads its EU Government Affairs Team. She is responsible for developing and advancing Cisco’s technology and communications policy agenda with the European Institutions and key policy makers. 
Ms. Valero has almost two decades of experience in regulatory and public policy issues including areas such as telecommunications and information technology, trade, competition, smart grids  and environment. Prior to Cisco, she was Vice-President of Regulatory Affairs for Global TeleSystems (GTS), a pan-European fiber optic network operator. She started her career as an Associate Lawyer in Van Bael & Bellis, a private firm in Brussels.
 Ms. Valero is member of the Board of the FTTH Council Europe and the EABC (European American  Business  Council).  She is Vice-Chair of the Digital Economy Committee in Amcham EU and Vice-Chair of the Regulatory Working Group in Digital Europe. Ms. Valero is a  qualified  lawyer  in  Spain,  holds  a  Master’s  degree  in  European  law. 




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