Graduate in Economics, Universidad Católica de Chile; PhD in Economics, Harvard Univ. Formerly: 1985-95, with Central Bank of Chile, including 1992, Chief Economist; 1995, Coordinator, Macroeconomics Dept, Center for Public Studies; 2003, Professor, Economics Dept, Universidad Católica; economic consultant and member of the board of several companies; economic adviser to the central banks and governments of several countries; external consultant for World Bank, IMF, Inter-American Development Bank and UN. Since 2009, 10-year term as Member of the Board, Central Bank of Chile. Since 2011, Governor, Central Bank of Chile. Former Member: Presidential Advisory Council on Work and Equity; Advisory Council on Chile-US Free Trade Agreement; National Savings Commission; Conicyt Economics Group. Member, Editorial Board, journals Estudios Públicos and Economía Chilena. Author and Editor.