Board of Directors

Eugenio Correa Poblete

Bachelor and Degree in Economics, MBA and PhD in Philosophy with specialization in Metaphysics, University of Chile. Correa has a large entrepreneurial and business experience and today is CEO of Asfaltos Chilenos S.A., where he is also the principal partner. Through his career, Correa has also founded, managed and directed many companies.

Eugenio Correa has been professor at University of Chile, founding partner and past president of the Alumni Association of the Faculty of Economics, University of Chile. He is also founding partner and past director of National Institute José Miguel Carrera Pro-Bono Corporation. Correa has also been founding partner and President of the Complex Systems Institute in Valparaíso, and the Buena Vida Corporation.


Fernando Lund Plantat

Chilean National Exact Sciences Award in 2001. Degree in Sciences with specialization in Physics, University of Chile (1971). Master and PhD in Science from Princeton University, United States. Lund had two post-doctoral positions, the first one in the Advanced Studies in Princeron University and the second one in the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences in New York.

Since 1978 is Professor in the Department of Physics of the Faculty of Physical and Mathematical Sciences. In 1992, Lund became member of the Chilean National Academy of Sciences.

His research lines are gravitation and general relativity, statistic mechanics and phase transitions, fluid mechanics, acoustic and near-field seismology.

In 2001, when Lund received the Chilean National Exact Sciences Award, his scientific work included 75 papers, 60 of them published in international journals with editorial committee, and 15 contributions presented in international congresses and published in disciplinarian books


Rodrigo Velasco Alessandri

Graduated Magna Cum Laude from Law School at University of Chile (2001). Specialized in Industrial and Intellectual Property, Velasco created Alessandri Abogados Copyright and Entertainment Law Department.

During 2002 and 2003, he studies at the Berklee College of Music, Boston, Massachusetts, and specialized in the legal aspects of the music industry. He is the author of the thesis work “Intellectual Property Rights on the Internet” (2000). In 2011, the Minister of Culture selected Velasco as one of the first three arbitrators and mediators to resolve conflicts on the collective enforcement of copyright, of the National Council for Culture and Arts.

In 2008, Chambers & Partners guide nominated Velasco as an “Associate to Watch” in the Intellectual Property Area. In 2011, the British publication ranked him in the Band 4 among Leading Individuals and in 2012 he moved up to Band 3.

In 2013, the 50th edition MARCASUR, the relevant publication, granted him one of the five Excellence Awards for outstanding Latin American lawyers.

Velasco is an active member of the Inter-American Copyright Institute (IIDA), the International Trademark Association (INTA), iTechLaw Association, American Intellectual Property Association (AIPLA). He is President of Chilean Industrial Property Association (ACHIPI) Copyright Committee. He also represents Chile as delegate before the Inter-American Intellectual Property Association (ASIPI), and is member of its New Technologies Committee. He is a member of the Chilean Bar Association, Director of Foro Innovación and member of the Advisory Board of Fundación Pro Bono.

Rodrigo Velasco A. is listed in LACCA, Latin American leading private practitioners as voted for by the region’s leading corporate counsel, 2016 edition.


Felipe Álvarez

Vice Dean of the Faculty of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, University of Chile. Mathematical Engineer (University of Chile), Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics of the Montpellier University, France. Associate Professor at the Department of Mathematical Engineering, in the Faculty of Physical and Mathematical Sciences (FCFM), University of Chile. Álvarez has published more than 20 papers in international journals in the field of Optimization and Dynamic Systems and has more than 140 ISI quotations. He has also guided three Ph.D. students in Mathematical Modelling. Along with his work in basic science, he is also interested in problems in the mining industry. Since 2007 to 2010 was Deputy Director in the Mathematical Modelling for Geomecanics Lab at the Mathematical Modelling Centre (CMM).

Director of the Department of Mathematical Engineering at the FCFM in University of Chile between 2006 and 2008. Álvarez was also Scientific Director of the Millennium Institute for Engineering Complex Systems since 2007 to 2010. Álvarez was member and then coordinator of the Mathematical Study Group at Fondecyt.

He has been member since 2008 to the date of the Academicals Career Committee at FCFM and of the Postgraduate Scholarship Committee in the National Commission of Scientific and Technological Research (Conicyt).


Dr. Arturo Yudelevich Sirota

Graduated from Biochemistry at University of Chile, Ph.D. in Molecular Biology in the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York. Post-doctoral position in the Medical Research Council in Cambridge, United Kingdom. He is leader in the field of microbiology and molecular genetics, with several papers in the area of microorganism replication and molecular structure.

Yudelevich is member of the Chilean Biology Society, Chilean Biochemistry Society, Chilean Genetics Society and the American Society for Microbiology. He is also Professor in the Faculty of Biological Sciences in the Catholic University of Chile and has been advisor for the United Nations in this area. Director of the Department of Cellular and Molecular Biology, Catholic University of Chile. He has been Director of the Diagnose and Vaccine Chapter in the National Committee for Biotechnology and Co-Founder of GrupoBios S.A., Australs Biologicals and Industrial Alginate Co. Yudelevich is founding member of the Latin American Federation of Biotechnological Companies (FELAEB).