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Evelina Kurgonaite-Svoboda

Head of Policy Strategy and Legal Counsel
Evelina Kurgonaite-Svoboda has served as Head of Policy Strategy and Legal Counsel at Samsung Electronics since 2015. Based in Brussels and a member of the European Public Affairs team, Evelina supports senior management on legal matters and strategic outreach. She also leads company's policy work in the areas of data protection, cybersecurity and competition. 
Having previously spent seven years in private legal practice – including at Sidley Austin and Morrison Foerster – Evelina established and managed the European arm of global regulatory news service PaRR, part of the Financial Times group at the time. 
Evelina holds LLM in International law from Helsinki University and MA in EU Competition law from King's College London.