University Adolfo Ibañez
Eric Parrado is a Professor of Economics and Finance at Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez in Chile. He is also a consultant with the International Monetary Fund, World Bank and Inter-American Development Bank, as well as to various governments and central banks. Parrado is currently advising the governments of Mongolia, Colombia, Kazakhstan and Nigeria on fiscal policy and implementation of Sovereign Wealth Funds (SWFs). He is also a regular speaker on international finance matters, asset management issues and monetary policy. As a former International Financial Coordinator and adviser to the Minister Finance of Chile (2007-2010), Parrado built a strong institutional arrangement for the management of Chilean government resources. He also helped develop and promote the Santiago Principles, voluntary guidelines that assign best practices for the operations of SWFs. Parrado holds a PhD in Economics from New York University and a Bachelor's degree in Economics from the University of Chile.