Sebastián Piñera Echenique

President of Chile

About the Speaker

Sebastián Piñera Echenique studied economics and business administration at the Pontificia Universidad Católica and holds a master’s degree and PhD in economics from Harvard University. He was a consultant to the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the World Bank (1975-1978) and worked at the UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC). In the public sector, he served as senator for Eastern Santiago between 1990 and 1998 and was previously President of Chile between 2010 and 2014. He has also served as a lecturer in economics at Pontificia Universidad Católica, Universidad de Chile and Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez.