Prior to joining Alghanim Industries, Santiago was with Chadbourne & Parke LLP (now Norton Rose Fulbright) in New York, having previously worked at Salans (now Dentons) in Paris, France and Becker, Glynn, Muffly, Chassin & Hosinski LLP (formerly Becker, Glynn, Melamed & Muffly LLP) in New York. Santiago’s experience with Alghanim spans over 12 years, during which time he has assumed positions of increasing responsibility including his most recent role as Deputy Chief Legal Officer, managing a wide variety of local and international corporate legal matters. He brings to Alghanim Industries nearly two decades of legal experience in the USA and Europe.
Santiago has a JD from the New York University School of Law as well as an international diploma from the Institut d'Études Politiques de Paris (Sciences-Po) in France and a BA with distinction in Interdisciplinary Studies from Amherst College, USA. He is admitted as an Attorney-at-Law in New York State and a Solicitor in England and Wales. Santiago is also certified as an In-house Counsel (ICC) by the Association of Corporate Counsel, and will serve as a Member of the Board of Directors of the Association’s Middle East Chapter during its 2019-2020 term.