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Ramón Faus Santasusana

Ramón Faus Santasusana

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Ramón Faus is a Partner at Andersen. He has over 20 years of work experience and is currently Head of the Corporate Compliance & Governance department in the Barcelona office.

He regularly advises enterprises, family offices, venture capital firms, private equity funds and companies in the technological and digital field, to include matters related to corporate governance, executive liability, boards of directors, corporate compliance and regulatory surroundings.

Ramón provides advice with an integrated, crosswise (legal and business) and preventive approach. He works on projects related to corporate defense, criminal compliance and cross-compliance (data protection, fair competition, regulatory matters).

He advises on the restructuring of boards of directors, governing bodies and firewall measures to preserve, prevent and anticipate the potential liability of directors and executives (corporate defense lines, risk management, D&O insurance policy). He also provides advice on the prevention of money laundering and Know Your Client (KYC) matters.

Ramón led the structuring and execution of various corporate compliance projects in industrial companies, family offices, private equity companies and non-governmental organizations.

Ramón belongs to various compliance committees and auditing commissions in both national and international companies.

He recently contributed in a chapter titled, Compliance and Governance in Private Equity and Financial Institutions from the book Practicum Compliance 2018, published by Thomson Reuters.

Ramón has been ranked by Best Lawyers legal directory, as one of the leading Private Equity lawyers in Spain.


  • Degree in Law, Autonomous University of Barcelona, UAB
  • Degree in Political Science and Sociology, Autonomous University of Barcelona, UAB
  • MBA, University Ramon Llull, ESADE
  • General Management Programme, PDG, University of Navarra,IESE
  • Master´s Degree in European Law, Diplôme d’Études Supérieures en Droit Européen, Université de Liège
  • Degree from “Escuela de Consejeros”, Spain (First Edition, 2016)
  • Corporate Governance Programme, Harvard University

Academia and business

  • Member and Sponsor of the “Barcelona Tech City” Association
  • Member of the Spanish Executives Association

  • Start-Ups Mentor in the Family Offices & Business Angels Networks in Business School IESE
  • Assistant Professor at ESADE (Masters in International Business Law-DIN)
  • Member of the Scientific Committee of the Master's in Compliance of the Barcelona Bar Association, ICAB
  • Member of the Barcelona BAR Association, ICAB


  • Spanish
  • English
  • French
  • Catalan

Areas Agrifood Entrepreneur and Start-ups Corporate Compliance

Office Barcelona

Telephone +34 933 620 545


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