Alejandro Jadresic earned his undergraduate degree in Civil Industrial Engineering and Master's Degree in Economic Engineering at the University of Chile in 1981.
Received a Ph.D. degree in Economics at the Harvard University in 1984. Has received several awards throughout his professional career, including the Prince Trpmir Medal by the Government of Croatia and the award of the Best Engineer of the year 1995, by the Chilean School of Engineers.
ALEJANDRO JADRESIC is the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Sciences of the University Adolfo Ibañez, a leading private university in Chile, since March 2007.
He is also in the board of the Chilean telecommunications company ENTEL and Director of Jadresic Consulting Ltd, a Chilean firm which provides consulting services in economic, financial and regulatory matters to companies, governments and international organizations.
Mr. Jadresic served as the Minister of Energy in Chile, 1994 - 1998 and as President of the Preventive (Competition) Commission and as Chief of the Department of Industrial and Commercial Policy at the Ministry of the Economy in 1990-1994.
In 2004-2007 he served as President of the Panel of Experts of the Electricity Law, an independent body which settles regulatory disputes in the Chilean power sector.
Since 2005 he has been a member of the Panel of Experts of GPOBA, a multi-donor international partnership project established to facilitate access to infrastructure and social services for the poor in developing countries. He has been in the board of directors of several Chilean companies, including the water utilities ESSBIO and ANSM, the telecommunications companies ENTEL and CHILESAT, and the power company COLBUN. He also served in the Advisory Council of the Chilean branch of TELMEX.