Ana Higuera

Ana Higuera is de Executive Director of the Fernando Pombo Foundation. In the Foundation, they co-counsel in projects designed for the involvement of pro bono lawyers with non-profit organisations. Ana is an expert in employment and social security law. Of particular note, she was the coordinator of the legislative proposal that created a new social security benefit in Spain for parents whose children are suffering a serious illness. She is also a lecturer at the Universidad Pontificia Comillas (ICADE) since 1998 and regularly collaborates with other universities. She was recognised by the International Bar Association in 2017 amongst the best pro bono lawyers worldwide. Before joining the Foundation, Ana was -for more than 15 years- a lawyer in the firm Uría Menénedez.