Born in Germany, Kerstin Schmeiduch graduated in German and European law at the Universities of Freiburg, Heidelberg (Germany), Lausanne (Switzerland) and holds an Exec. MBA (IMD Business School). Kerstin has been working for 24 years across various roles and countries in Human Resources, Legal & Corporate Communication and Sustainability within the Nestlé group. Kerstin is Director of Corporate Communication & Sustainability at Nestlé Purina PetCare EMENA driving the societal and planetary ambition for the business. Kerstin is the proud owner of Gaia, a Portuguese water dog.