Eduardo Frei Ruiz-Tagle is currently Senator for Los Ríos and was President of the Senate from 2006 to 2008. In 1992 he participated in the primary presidential elections of his coalition and then went on to win the presidential elections in 1993, taking office on March 11, 1994. In 2009 he presented for re-election for the Presidency of Chile. He is currently a member of the Executive Committee of the Madrid Club and takes part as permanent lecturer in the Annual Assembly of Governors of the Inter-American Development Bank (IADB).
Eduardo Frei Ruiz-Tagle graduated from the University of Chile as a Civil Engineer. After graduation, he followed advanced courses in management in Italy. Between 1969 and 1988 he was one of the partners of Sigdo Koppers S.A., the largest engineering company in Chile. In 1988 he founded and promoted the Comité Pro Elecciones Libres (“Committee for the promotion of free elections”). In 1989 he was elected Senator for Santiago, where he presided over the Treasury and Budget commission, and was a member of the Housing commission.
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