José Ramón Valente

Chairman of the Board


José Ramón Valente is the former Chilean Minister of Economy. Founder of Econsult, asset management firm with over 30 years of experience. For the last two decades, Valente has been an active leader in the design of public policy, macroeconomic issues and financial markets for the country. Board member of various companies, among them: Cementos Bío Bío S.A., Indura S.A., Transelec S.A., Soprole S.A., Telefónica Chile S.A., and the multinational Brookfield Property Partners. He complements this experience with an interest in academia and the social sector, while participating on the boards of the Alter Ego Foundation and Universidad del Desarrollo.
Valente has an MBA from the University of Chicago, and a bachelor’s degree in economics from the Universidad de Chile.