Hogan Lovells announces new Board appointments

Press releases | 17 April 2023

18 April 2023 – Hogan Lovells is pleased to announce new appointments to the firm’s Board. Board members can serve up to two three-year terms.

The new Board appointments, as of 1 May, are as follows: 

  • Tobias Faber – re-elected to the Continental Europe seat
  • Celine Jimenez Crowson – re-elected to the Americas seat
  • Mahvesh Qureshi – re-elected to the 45 and under seat
Commenting on the appointments, Chair Marie-Aimée de Dampierre added: "I'd like to congratulate Celine, Mahvesh, and Tobias on their re-election to the Board and to thank them for their continuous dedication and support to the firm.” 

Biographic details for Board appointments

Celine Jimenez Crowson
Celine Jimenez Crowson, a first chair patent litigator, heads up the IPMT team in the Americas and is an active member of our Automotive and Mobility, and Diversified Industrials industry sector groups, and the firm’s U.S. National Diversity Committee. She has worked with many of the firm’s major clients, including major Auto OEMs, the Big Four technology companies, a foremost maker of jet engines, and major chemical companies. Based in Washington, D.C. Celine continues to support the Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Greater D.C. Area, following her time as a Board member with the organization.

Tobias Faber
Tobias Faber sits in our Infrastructure, Energy, Resources and Projects team where he advises clients on cross-border infrastructure, energy transition, water, and (renewable) energy projects focusing on the EMEA region, developing countries, and at the interface with sovereigns. Tobias has also works across digitalization projects within the infrastructure and engineering sector. A former head of the supervisory body of a state-owned enterprise in Germany, Tobias is an active member of the Energy and Natural Resources, as well as Diversified Industrials Sector Group, in addition to his roles in the Middle East and Africa Practice groups.

Mahvesh Qureshi
Mahvesh Qureshi sits in our global M&A practice area based in Washington, D.C., and regularly practices in both the Private Equity and M&A spaces. She is a member of the firm’s Global Tech M&A Leadership Team, and has recently become the Corporate & Finance lead for the Americas. Her clients are from a variety of sectors including technology, consumer, aerospace, defense, government services, diversified industrials, and health care and life sciences. Mahvesh is known for her passion for giving back and for her pro bono work campaigning for girls’ education and empowerment. Just recently she has also been named in The Deal’s Top Women in Dealmaking 2023 Honors list.

The Hogan Lovells Board comprises 12 members and supervises the affairs of the firm and its management on behalf of the partners. Membership of the Board is designed to reflect the broad scope of the business, with members drawn from a variety of geographic and other backgrounds.

In line with our strategic priority to deliver on our commitments to Diversity & Inclusion and Responsible Business, 42% of the members of the Board are women, and our Board includes underrepresented partners.

As of 1 May 2023, the Hogan Lovells Board will be: 

 Chair (and "At Large"):  Marie-Aimée de Dampierre
 CEO:  Miguel Zaldivar
 Asia Pacific Middle East:  Owen Chan
 Continental Europe  Tobias Faber
 Washington D.C. region:  Lillian S. Hardy
 London:   Adrian Walker
 The Americas:   Celine Jimenez Crowson
 U.S. (except D.C. region):  Bruce Oakley
 45 and under (and "At Large"):  Mahvesh Qureshi
 "At Large": David Gibbons, Andreas von Falck, Karen Hughes