Chilean economist who was Minister of Finance in Chile from 2000 to 2006. He became the Minister of Education of Chile in 2014.
He began studying classic guitar at the University of Chile Conservatory when he was 15 years-old, though he later earned an engineering degree.
He never completed his doctorate studies in macroeconomics and international trade at Harvard.
His father was an architect and his mother was actress Delfina Guzman.
He and Palaniappan Chidambaram have served as Minister of Finance in their native countries.