Fernando Larraín is a nonresident senior fellow at the Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center, where he supports the Center’s work on Chile and the broader Andean region.

A specialist on pension reform with a background in economic development, Larraín is a World Bank consultant, the director of Chile’s Pension Amount Consultation System, the president of the Chilean Foundation for the Administration of Medical Commissions, and a member of Chile’s Risk Rating Commission.

Larraín possesses extensive prior public and private sector experience. He served in various Chilean government ministries, including as an advisor in the Ministries of Economy, Finance, and Energy, and in the executive branch. Across these roles, he contributed to tax reform, the energy matrix, and the execution of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit. He also led the Chilean Pension Funds Guild Association, working with diverse actors to improve the design of and trust in Chile’s pension system during a period of public protests.

Larraín is a guest lecturer across Chile, Ecuador, and El Salvador on public policy and corporate social responsibility. He is the founder of a Chilean foundation to secure permanent housing for low-income families and a board member of a Chilean foundation supporting basic literacy.

He holds a master’s degree in public affairs from Princeton University and a bachelor’s degree in economics from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. He was a 2015 Eisenhower Fellow.