David Javier Santos Sánchez

Graduate in Law from the University of Salamanca, State Lawyer and Corresponding Member of the Royal Academy of Jurisprudence and Legislation. He holds a Master’s Degree in Management of Public Sector Contracts and Programmes, with special application to the field of Defence (Instituto Universitario Gutiérrez Mellado) and a Diploma in Advanced Defence Studies from the Centro Superior de Estudios de la Defensa Nacional (CESEDEN).

He has worked as a State Lawyer in Castellón and Madrid, before joining the Ministry of Defence in 2012, as Technical Secretary General. In June 2018, he returned to the State Attorney’s Office at the High Court of Justice of Madrid, and from October of that same year until today he is the State Attorney Head of the Legal Office of the Spanish Data Protection Agency.

He is also President of the Asociación de Diplomados en Altos Estudios de la Defensa Nacional (ADALEDE) and holds the Gran Cruz al Mérito Militar con distintivo blanco.


Agencia Española de Protección de Datos

C/Jorge Juan, 6
28001 Madrid
Tel. +34 91 266 3517