David Santidrian

Senior Associate, Europe



David Santidrian

Senior Associate, Europe

London, UK

David Santidrian is a senior associate in our Europe practice. He has worked on a wide range of assignments including pre-transactional FCPA-driven investigations and source of wealth assessments into the healthcare, renewable energy, construction, gaming and art sectors. 

Growing up in Madrid, David has a deep understanding of the intricacies of southern Europe’s commercial and political landscapes. He has lived, studied and worked in Spain, France, Croatia and the UK.

Prior to joining Risk Advisory, David was a researcher at a political risk consultancy, where he specialised in tracking political stability and corruption in Europe and Eurasia. He has also worked at London-based think-tank International Institute for Strategic Studies and at a migrant-focused trade union.

Project highlights:

  • Conducted an in-depth study of Croatia’s renewable energy scene and regulatory framework, helping a multinational bank in their first investment in the country.
  • Advised a multinational investment firm in a transaction involving a large Spanish infrastructure company, with activities across the world and with a controversial track record.
  • Advised a family office in their investment in a prominent Catalan pharmaceutical group, analysing the regulatory framework governing the sector in Spain.

Get to know David Santidrian

My area of expertise

I help our clients understand the risks of operating in challenging industries in Southern Europe and Latin America. I manage complex assignments in these regions, including fraud investigations and source of wealth assessments in the art, healthcare, renewable energy, construction and gambling sectors.

Why I love what I do

I enjoy the challenge of breaking down complex problems through thorough research and source enquiries, as well as the satisfaction of providing bespoke, actionable insight.

What sets Risk Advisory apart

Risk Advisory’s high standards in the advice we give to our clients as well as the commitment, intellectual rigour and solidarity of our people.


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