Shehnaz Shepherd is an experienced international lawyer who, as a Vice President of the Legal Department, led a large legal team in Japan Tobacco International covering Europe, Eastern Europe, Russia, Africa and the Middle East. She is now a legal consultant with clients in the field of mining and precious metals as well as pharmaceuticals and medical devices. Working in several countries, and with many different cultures, she has had to communicate in the domain of commerce, public and government relations, as well as led top level negotiations in many countries.
The importance of communication in business is primordial and Shehnaz has developed a wealth of experience in negotiating and business communication skills throughout her career. She and her family live in Crans Montana, and she works both in Geneva and internationally.