Carlos Alvarez

Carlos Alvarez
  • Deputy Director, OECD Development Centre
    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Degree in Industrial Engineering and 1990, MSc in Economic Engineering, University of Chile; 1995, MPA, Harvard University. Various positions in Chilean public sector, including roles in the design, implementation and management of the set of programmes to support economic competitiveness that today exist in Chile, including making significant contributions in the fields of technological innovation, promotion and attraction of investments, and promotion to small and medium enterprises. Former positions with the Government of Chile include: 2004-06, Vice-Minister of Economy; 2006-10, Executive Vice-President, National Economic Development Corporation - CORFO. Currently, Deputy Director, Development Centre, OECD. Former Professor of Public Management and Strategic Planning, University of Chile. Author of several articles on public policies to foster economic development (ECLAC), information technologies (World Economic Forum) and institutional design. Recipient, Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship.