Finance Director, Encuentros 2015
Luis is PhD(c) in Business Economics by Wageningen University WUR, the Netherlands. His PhD project analyzes stay/exit decisions of small sized livestock farmers in Southern Chile to support government rural policy aimed at increasing the likelihood of farmers staying on their agribusinesses. In this way, Luis hopes to contribute to improving the living conditions in rural Chile.
Born in Temuco, Luis obtained his degree in Veterinary Medicine, a Diploma in Meat Quality and a Master in Business Administration from the Universidad Austral de Chile, in Valdivia. Since 2007, he has been working at UACh’s Animal Sciences Institute, focusing mainly on the development and evaluation of innovative farming projects that combine high efficiency standards, animal welfare and humane capital.