Jesús is a corporate lawyer. He has over twenty years of experience providing legal advice to the pharmaceutical industry in both corporate and strategic matters, such as licensing and similar contracts, mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and related integration processes, compliance, etc., as well as in operational business support to all areas of activity from drug discovery to the final stages of the product life cycle, through all its development and regulatory approval, manufacturing and commercialization. He is also specialized in Privacy and Data Protection.
Prior to joining DWF-RCD, Jesús held multiple positions in the pharmaceutical industry as an in-house corporate lawyer. He actively participated in corporate government matters, such as implementing company policies, Compliance, Ethics Codes and Whistleblowing Channels. He has also been responsible for privacy and data protection, and has been a member of corporate committees such as a Health, Safety & Environment Committee, Drug Safety Committee and Quality Committee.
Jesús is also specialized in the areas of information security and privacy and data protection issues specific to the pharma sector. Jesús contributed to drafting and implementing information security protocols and corporate policies, and led the elaboration of a European guide on multichannel marketing and data protection aligned with the new European General Data Protection Regulation and local regulations of 15 European countries plus the USA and implemented the relevant internal training to the corporate and country commercial teams. He has also actively participated in mandatory bi-annual data protection audits in coordination with the relevant Internal Audit Department and for more than five years he served as a global Data Privacy Officer.
Law Degree, University of Barcelona (UB)
Awards and recognitions
- Biotechnology and Life Sciences Practice
- Health, Pharma & Biotechnology