Civil industrial engineer with a diploma in Chemical Engineering – both from the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile - and MBA from the University of Chile.  Given his training in sciences and engineering, Patricio has an integral vision in formulation, management and development, as well as evaluation of public and private projects, especially linked to research and development as well as education. His expertise includes design, study and evaluation of new markets, products and technologies; benchmarking; development of strategic maps and of logical project frameworks; management, analysis and synthesis of national and international consultancies and compliance with Chilean and foreign legal frameworks. Among other institutions, he was Head of Administration and Development at Salmonoil S.A. and consultant of the project “Engineering 2030” at the University of Technology of Chile, INACAP.