Pedro Pablo Barragán has a 20+ years of international experience in the legal, risks, ethics, integrity, compliance, corporate governance, data privacy, and regulatory areas, with extensive practice in both law firms and as General Counsel, VP Global Head of Ethics and Compliance in heavily regulated and widely distinctive multinational public (and private) companies.

Pedro Pablo has broad experience in landmark project finance, M&A and capital markets transactions, including leading the IPO of the largest tequila company in the world in the Mexican and international markets. He has closed deals worth over USD 10 BN.

Certified Compliance Professional and currently leading our Ethics, Integrity, Compliance and Data Privacy practice, Pedro Pablo follows an out-of-the-box approach, by first clearly understanding the client’s needs and situation, in order to tailor make solutions that will have an immediate impact, but also a long lasting effect on their risk profile and business. He has been able to drive and lead compliance areas at organizations that have achieved Ethisphere’s World’s Most Ethical Companies award; other distinctions and accomplishments are noteworthy, such as training over 100,000 associates in person in record time (under 8 months).

Pedro Pablo’s experience includes estate planning, real estate, family office set-up and legal on going operational matters pertaining to them.

He is Of Counsel of ISA-Lex Avocats.

Education

  • Licenciado en Derecho, Universidad Panamericana (JD Equivalent), Mexico, with special mention
  • MBA, Arizona State University (Thunderbird School of Global Management), with honors

Languages

  • English and Spanish: fluent
  • Portuguese: good knowledge
  • French: basic knowledge