Widows and Orphans Development Foundation

Vanessa Harris – Netherland Project Manager

Vanessa Harris is Director & Managing Counsel for FORTNA, a specialist in automated transportation, logistics, supply chain, and storage solutions. She is responsible for the offices in EMEA and APAC. Additionally, she has a global responsibility for privacy.  Vanessa is a legal professional with almost 20 years of experience working for global companies.

Before joining FORTNA, in early 2022, Vanessa worked as legal counsel for PepsiCo in the North West Europe region, combining the role in recent years with a director & secretary position at PepsiCo’s pension fund.

Vanessa holds a law degree as well as a computer science degree from the University of Utrecht in the Netherlands. Vanessa was born in the Netherlands and speaks Dutch and English fluently, as well as passable German and a  little French.