Faculty member, Departamento de Gestión y Negocios, Facultad de Economía y Negocios, Universidad Alberto Hurtado | Santiago
Commercial Engineer from the University of Chile and Ph.D. in Finance from Washington University in St. Louis. Fernando currently works as an academic at the Alberto Hurtado University, Santiago, Chile. Most of his current research examines different aspects of the Chilean pension system. His work has been published in the Journal of Pension Economics & Finance and Economic Analysis Review. He has also published more than 30 policy briefs that have contributed with diagnosis and evaluations of proposals to reform different aspects of the Chilean pension system. Fernando is regularly quoted by major local newspapers, radio and TV. In the private sphere, he is currently leading a study for the Inter-American Development Bank and the Chilean Bureau of Pensions, which will provide recommendations aimed to boost occupational retirement savings in Chile and Latin America.
Fernando is editor of the journal Gestion y Tendencias (GESTEN), which covers a variety of topics in business and management. He has also served as the “Academy Representative for Chile”, helping to recruit future Scholars for the McDonnell International Scholars Academy and strengthen the ties of Washington University with local partners in Chile.