Professor Fernando Coloma Correa is a Senior Consultant at Compass Lexecon Chile, based in Santiago. Fernando is a Professor in the Department of Economics at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (PUC) and former Chairman of the Chilean Superintendence of Securities and Insurance.
He specializes in the research areas of regulation, public policies, industrial organization, and labor markets. He has participated as an expert in several tariff-setting processes in the telecommunications industry and has written reports related to the industrial organization and competition of multiple markets, including telecommunications, electricity, retail, health, gas, and banking. Formerly, he acted as President of the Council of Securities Regulatory Authorities of the Americas. He is currently a member of the group of experts appointed by the Minister of Finance to improve the Chilean capital market and of the Circle of Finance and Business and the Public Policy Group of Icare.
He holds an M.A. in Economics from the University of Chicago and a B.A. in Business and Economics from PUC. In 2014 he received the Inbest-El Mercurio Award for his contribution to the development of the Chilean capital market and the internationalization of the financial industry and was awarded Professional of the Year by the Alumni Association of the School of Economics and Business of the PUC. He is recognized as one of the leading competition economists in Chile by Who’s Who Legal.