Sebastián Piñera served as president of Chile from 2010 to 2014 and has been a member of the Inter-American Dialogue since 2015. He previously represented East Santiago in the Chilean Senate from 1990 to 1989 and was president of the National Renewal Party from 2001 to 2004. Piñera is a prominent Chilean entrepreneur, investor, and philanthropist. He has been a founding member of Fundación Cultura y Sociedad, Fundación Mujer Emprende, and Fundación Avanza Chile. Piñera received his undergraduate degree in business administration from the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile and a MS and PhD in economics from Harvard University. Upon graduating, he taught courses in economics at the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, the University of Chile, and Adolfo Ibáñez University.
Piñera is currently on leave from the Dialogue until the end of his term.