About DPE

Strategic and regulatory international advice

DPE International Consulting is an international consultancy that provides strategic and regulatory advice to companies, trade associations and government bodies on the policy and regulation of foods, beverages and other nutritional products, at international, regional and national level.

We work with international and regional organisations

At DPE International Consulting we support you in the monitoring, analysis and strategic representation of your interests. With the aim of supporting the trade of your products and ingredients, we position your priorities in the regulatory agenda of international and regional organisations, as well as at national level in the countries that make them up.

Codex Alimentarius Commission

European Union (EU)

Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)

Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)

Southern Common Market (MERCOSUR)

Pacific Alliance

Central American Integration System (SICA)

Caribbean Community (CARICOM)

David Pineda Ereño


Graduated in Law by the University of Deusto, Bilbao, Spain, and with a Master’s degree in Comparative Law and European Law (LL.M. Degree) by the University of Maastricht, The Netherlands.

Over 20 years of experience providing strategic solutions to companies, trade associations, and government bodies at national, regional, and international level in Europe, Latin America, Asia, Middle East and the USA.

Expert in regulatory harmonisation processes in international organisations, such as the Codex Alimentarius Commission; in the notification processes of regulations to the World Trade Organization (WTO); and the development of international policies on health and nutrition, such as the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO).

Experience leading regulatory projects advising in regulatory harmonisation processes, building up international, regional and national trade associations, and developing, coordinating and implementing strategic plans contributing to the removal of trade barriers and the access of foods, beverages and other nutritional products to markets worldwide.

David organises, participates and speaks in events, conferences and training workshops for industry, academia and government bodies representatives in the foods, beverages, and food supplements areas across the globe. David writes articles and publications and gives interviews for media magazines, newsletters and blogs internationally on trending topics on food, beverage and food supplement regulations and market entry.

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