Ana Virginia Bauder
Business Development Manager, Commercial ADR Practitioner
Direct dial: +44(0)20 7536 6025
As Senior Dispute Resolution Adviser, Ana is responsible for increasing CEDR’s global profile, representing the organisation at events and implementing certain elements of the broader marketing and business development strategy. She works closely with different clients, mainly in the legal field, to contribute to the development of relationships with key stakeholder groups.
She started working for CEDR in 2008 as Client Adviser, recommending users on the full range of ADR processes that CEDR offers, and was responsible for managing the CEDR Dispute Resolution team and Panel of Neutrals.
Ana is a practising mediator, conciliator and adjudicator who works on commercial and consumer disputes as a member of CEDR’s in-house professional neutrals team. She is also a multilingual lawyer, qualified in both Venezuela and Spain, and having graduated with merit from LSE with an LLM focused on ADR. She has experience working at both national and international law firms, at real estate agencies and at leading educational associations in Venezuela.
Her legal experience at Macleod Dixon and Escritorio Bauder & Asociados has been in corporate, commercial, taxation, intellectual property, and contentious administrative law. Ana gained valuable work experience as an intern at the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) in the Dispute Resolution Services in Paris, where she helped to set up the International Commercial Mediation Competition in 2007 and has been involved as a volunteer Judge and Mediator ever since.
Prior to this experience, she worked as president of the United World College’s Venezuelan National Committee for four years after she completed her International Baccalaureate from United World Colleges of the Adriatic in Italy.
Ana is the VP of the INADR Board Executive Committee, and is a member of a number of other organizations including: the Madrid Bar, the Venezuela Bar, the International Centre for Dispute Resolution Young & International, and Globalaw.
Ana is native in Spanish, fluent in English and Italian, and has basic knowledge of French.