Director for International Relations, BusinessEurope
Textiles expert Luisa Santos is director for international relations for BusinessEurope, a lobby group representing enterprises of all sizes in the European Union and six non-EU European countries. Wearing this hat, Ms Santos also chairs BusinessEurope's Brexit Task Force.
Ms Santos’ main experience is in the textiles sector, having acted first as the chief representative for the Portuguese textile industry in Brussels, and later as trade and industry manager for Euratex, the European Apparel and Textile Confederation. Ms Santos was also manager for international partnerships, including a joint venture in India, for a leading Portuguese textiles company. Her academic background is in law and management.