Germán de la Fuente

Audit Committee Chair


Executive Experience He began his professional career in 1989 at the audit firm, where eleven years later he would be appointed as Partner. In 2002 he was responsible for leading the audit business for the Financial Services Industry. In 2007 he was appointed Managing Partner of Deloitte’s Audit and Assurance business.

Since 2008 he has formed part of the Firm’s Global Audit and Assurance Leadership Team, which comprises representatives from Deloitte’s eight largest firms worldwide. Furthermore, in the period from 2012 to 2016, he served as a member of the Firm’s Global World Board of Directors.

In recent years he has helped various organizations to develop compliance models (under ISO 19600 and ISO 37301), both to harness the advantages of an effective and efficient management of compliance-related risks and to minimize the legal, economic, and reputational risks arising from the lack of precision of those models.

He teaches courses and seminars at universities, executive training centers, and leading national and international financial institutions. His knowledge of the financial services industry led him to become an instructor for the Bank of Spain’s inspectors on subjects related to accounting, the stock market, derivatives, and internal audit.

Member of the Spanish Official Auditors’ Register, the Spanish Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the Boards of Directors of the Spanish Accounting and Business Administration Association (AECA) and the Spanish Association of Directors (AED).

Additional information: In his spare time, he likes to travel around the world, accompanied by his family and his Leica camera.