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André Mendes

Associate
André focuses primarily in the area of Public Affairs at the European Level.

He has supported clients across multiple industries, working in mandates across sustainability and health policies.

He has supported clients across multiple industries, working in mandates across sustainability and health policies.

“The ability of Kekst CNC to work on a client’s mandate through a cross-market approach makes it a dynamic company that not only avoids cultural biases, but also helps develop an international work culture that benefits both its clients and the firm itself.”


André is an Associate at Kekst CNC in Brussels, where he has worked since October 2021.

Prior to joining Kekst CNC, André worked for the Permanent Representation of Portugal to the European Union, where he focused on Public Health and Pharmaceutical Policies. Additionally, he gained experience at the Portuguese Parliament and at a regional representation to the European Union in Brussels.

André holds a B.Sc. in Political Science from ISCTE - University Institute of Lisbon; a Postgraduate Degree in Strategic Studies from the University of Lisbon; and an M.A. in EU International Relations and Diplomatic Studies from College of Europe in Bruges, Belgium. 

Besides his native Portuguese, he speaks and writes English fluently, with basic knowledge of French and Spanish.


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