Berta Herrero

Programme Director, Summer School for Female Leadership in the Digital Age
Senior EU Public Affairs Manager, HUAWEI  

Ms Herrero is Senior EU Public Affairs Manager at Huawei, where she leads the company’s equality, diversity and inclusion efforts at EU level, among other issues related to strategy, communications, engagement, and policy.

She has extensive experience in the field of European Union politics and policies in three different sectors (institutional, corporate and media), and in areas ranging from foreign affairs and enlargement to cohesion, new technologies and innovation.

Prior to joining Huawei, Ms Herrero served in the cabinet of a Vice-President of the European Parliament in Brussels, and previously as a journalist for Spain's newspaper El Mundo, reporting from different countries across the world.

Ms Herrero studied Journalism in Madrid, European Studies in Amsterdam and East European Studies in Berlin. She is personally invested in contributing to overcome the divide, be it digital, geographical or gender-related, that prevents the European society from moving forward in a fair and inclusive way.