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Guillermo Pickering

Aguas Andinas
Chairman of the board
Chile
Guillermo Pickering de la Fuente is a prominent Chilean lawyer who has held high positions in both the public and private sectors. He is currently President of Aguas Andinas, the most important water utility and sewage management company in Chile, and President of the Association of Mobile Telephone Companies, ATELMO. In the past, he was Assistant Secretary (Vice Minister) of the Ministry of Public Works, as well as Under Secretary of the Interior, during the government of President Eduardo Frei Ruiz Tagle.
Born in Linares, Chile, on September 14, 1959, married, 5 children, is a lawyer from the University of Chile, where he obtained his degree with a maximum score. He has been a professor in the faculty of law of the Universidad Andrés Bello and the School of Carabineros (uniformed police of Chile), focused on the fields of civil law and human rights.
Guillermo Pickering has been director of companies such as Metro de Santiago and Ferrocarriles del Estado, in addition to practicing as a lawyer in the Puga Ortiz studio and holding senior positions in companies such as Banco Estado, Banestado, securities broker and brokerage, EMOS (Empresa Metropolitan Sanitary Works). He has also been president of the National Association of Healthcare Services Companies (ANDESS) and member of the board of directors of Aquafed, the international organization that brings together healthcare companies from different countries, as well as the Association of Canalistas del Maipo, the largest in Chile. Likewise, he has been a director of SOFOFA (Sociedad de Fomento Fabril) for more than a decade and up to the present.
Today, as President of the Aguas Group, Guillermo Pickering leads the boards of Aguas Andinas, Aguas Cordillera, Aguas Manquehue, ESSAL, Ecoriles, Anam and Gestión y Servicios.