Ignacio Santelices

Ministry of Energy - Chile
Head of Energy Efficiency Division


Ignacio holds a master of public policy from University of California-Berkeley, a master in economics and a degree on business administration and economics from Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile. Ignacio has worked as Director of the Chilean Office of the Center for Clean Air Policy (CCAP), a US nonprofit that supports countries in developing policies and programs for climate change mitigation, and on different Chilean public institutions. Since 2012, Ignacio regularly lectures on public policies at different universities in Chile. During the last three years, Ignacio has worked as Director of Energy Efficiency at the Chilean Ministry of Energy, and as President of the Board at the Chilean Energy Efficiency Agency, a private – public corporation that promotes energy efficiency.