Bachelor of Science, University Chile, Santiago, 1974. Master of Arts, University Maryland, 1976. Doctor of Philosophy candidate, University Maryland, 1977.
Economist, AHORROMET, Santiago, Chile, 1973-1974; faculty research assistant, U. Maryland., College Pk., 1976-1977; technical assistant to executive director, International Monetary Fund, Washington, 1977-1980; economist, International Monetary Fund, Washington, 1982-1994; resident representative in Ecuador, International Monetary Fund, Quito, since 1994. Consultant, Santiago, 1980-1982. Economics advisor Control Bank Nicaragua, Managua, 1987-1989, economics advisor to president Nicaragua, Managua, 1990.
Board of directors, treasurer Academy Cotopaxi, Quito, since 1995.
Married Sandra Regina Molinari, April 21, 1972. Children: Francisca, Javiera, Camila.