Donostia (San Sebastian) native, heartfelt and passionate about “tapas” and “potato omelette”, discovered consultancy at Andersen Consulting (now Accenture) in Madrid, during a professional practice in his university years, and never left it again. He has worked for Deloitte in Copenhagen and for PKF in London and Washington DC, where he has had the opportunity to participate and lead international consulting projects financed by the World Bank, the European Union and the IDB, focused on transparency and improvement of Efficiency of public management in various countries in Africa, the former Soviet Union and Latin America.

Based in Santiago de Chile since 2003, he worked as an independent consultant in the area of internal controls and risk management (COSO framework) and quality (ISO 9001) for private companies and Latin American public entities. He later became Financial Director of Surlat Industrial S.A., a subsidiary in Chile of the Spanish dairy group Kaiku, where he remained for 4 years. This pause to the consultancy allowed him to know the world of the enterprise from within and to acquire a new perspective on what it really implies to manage an organization in the day to day. In recent years, it has taken over the consultancy as an independent company with its own label, which addresses the improvement of management to achieve organizational efficiency from a broader and more inclusive practical perspective that includes knowledge management and innovation, risk management and quality management. This vision led him to found, together with Javier Martinez, the consulting company Knowledge Works in 2015.

Featured Projects

Knowledge Management

  • Knowledge management assessment for Antofagasta Minerals, Chile.
  • Knowledge management model for Mutual de Seguridad in Chile;
  • Design of the critical knowledge map and proposal of a knowledge management model for the Technical Subdirectorate of the National

Customs Service, Chile.

  • Knowledge management model, launch communities of practice and directory tool for the Judicial Branch of Chile.
  • Knowledge management model for DUOC, Chile.
  • Implementation of an innovation management system at the Chilean Superintendence of Electricity and Fuels (14 months).
  • Support to the design of the innovation process of Antofagasta Minerals.

Risk Management / Internal Controls

  • Institutional strengthening and concurrent audit of procurement, disbursements and internal controls in 8 public institutions for the emergency program in response to Hurricane Georges in the Dominican Republic (3 years). IDB and World Bank Financing
  • Assistance in the evaluation, design and implementation of a system of testing of risks and controls to comply with the provisions of the United States Sarbanes Oxley Act, section 404, for a subsidiary of the ICI Paints Group in Brazil.
  • Mid-term evaluation of the Special Procurement Provisions to address the emergency caused by the earthquake in Haiti in 2010 . For the IDB.
  • Design and implementation of a module for self-assessment of the quality of financial management of the Ministry of Finance, as part of one of the proposals of Table 3 – Financial Management of the Participatory Anti-Corruption Initiative launched by the President of the Dominican Republic. For the World Bank
  • Analysis of the procurement and contracting management of 50 municipalities including: compliance with 800 tenders with the Procurement and Contracting Law in Chile.
  • Course “Internal Control and Risk Management” of 16 hours, for the Chamber of Accounts of the Dominican Republic directed to 25 auditors.


  • Certification in ISO 9001: 2008 of more than 30 private companies in Chile.


European Master of Business Management (EAP-ESCP Paris) and Diploma in Business Studies (University of the Basque Country). He is a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors and Corporate Governance of Chile, and has the Certification in Risk Management (CRMA) issued by The Institute of Internal Auditors of the United States. He is auditor-certifier of the ISO 9001 quality management standard.