Sasha Haines is Chief Regional Counsel for The Walt Disney Company Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Sasha leads the legal function across the region and is responsible for all legal and regulatory matters impacting Disney’s businesses in EMEA. She reports to Peter Wiley, Chief International Counsel for The Walt Disney Company.
Sasha has been with Disney for over 12 years and prior to her current role was Deputy Regional Counsel heading the DMD legal team. Before Disney, Sasha was a partner at the international law firm Allen & Overy where she specialised in intellectual property law, advising many leading technology and media businesses.
She has a BA from Kings College London, a Masters in Intellectual Property Law from Queen Mary College London and a Masters in Philosophy and Policy from the London School of Economics.