Mr. Villena holds a PhD and a Master of Philosophy from Cambridge University, and a Master of Arts from University of Leeds. His profession is Industrial Civil Engineering. Currently, he is Dean and Professor in Business Economics at the Faculty of Economics and Business of the Universidad Diego Portales, Chile. He was Deputy Director and Head of the Department of Studies of the Budget Office of the Ministry of Finance, Chile. Also, He also was a member of the Consultative Committee of the Reference Price of Copper of the Ministry of Finance, Chile. In addition, he has served as Professor in Economics at the Business School of the Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez and held the positions of Interim Dean, Vice Dean, Vice Dean of Postgraduate and Research, Director of Research and Director of the Doctoral Program in Management, and Director of Undergraduate (Business Administration) of the Business School at the Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez.