Ana trained and worked as a lawyer for several years with Linklaters in both Lisbon, Portugal and London before joining US law firm Bracewell & Guiliani as a Senior Associate. Her transactional experience focused on energy projects in Africa and Latin America. In these, Ana represented both large and mid-cap companies in the oil and gas and renewable resources sector, as well as financial institutions, including international development banks. During this time Ana also contributed greatly to the firm's and her clients’ business development, in particular in Lusophone speaking countries. She has published a number of articles in legal and sector specific journals and magazines.
In recent years, Ana worked on strategy and business development projects as a consultant before joining Brunswick in July 2016.