Alejandro Ferreiro Yazigi has a law degree from the University of Chile and a Master of Arts from the University of Notre Dame. He has wide experience in the academic world, and also in the public and private sector. He was Minister of Economics in Chile during the first presidency of Michelle Bachelet. He has held other important positions in the Chilean public sector, such as: Superintendent of Energy, President of the Risk Classification Commission, etc. He was also Director for Transparency, and then President.
He has been professor in several Chilean universities in the fields of economic regulation, systems of provisions, corporate governance and public ethics. He has participated in several presidential advisory commissions in areas of provisions, health, public ethics, financial supervision and decentralization.
He is currently a member of the Board of Directors in several companies and in the centre of stuedies Espacio Publico. He is senior researcher at Cieplan.