Director of P&A, he studied Industrial Civil Engineering with a major in chemistry at the Universidad Católica de Chile, was national director of the Instituto de Normalización Previsional (INP) between 1990 and 1994, vice-president of administration and finance of Codelco-Chile between 1994 and 1996, and executive president of the same company between 1996 and 2000. In addition to his functions in the public sector, he has worked as a consultant for several companies and projects through CIS Consultores. In 2000 he was designated by the Copper Club, based in New York, as The Copper Man of the Year, receiving the ANKH award for his contribution to the world’s red metal industry. In 2010 he was nominated by President Michelle Bachelet to join the board of Codelco-Chile and was ratified by Sebastián Piñera in May 2011. He left the position definitively in 2015.
About 70% of the desalination plants operating for production activities are owned by mining companies. In addition, Antofagasta, Chile's mining capital, is supplied by the largest drinking water desalination plant in Latin America.
Ensuring the supply of water, primarily for human consumption, but also for agricultural, mining and industrial activities, is the great task of the coming years, are factors to be considered in the processing of the bill.
Green hydrogen, advantages and disadvantages for the development of this industry in Chile with respect to the national and world reality.