Council Member, Chile
Vice Chairman, Banco de Chile
Member Since: 2011
- Water Security
- Santiago Water Fund
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Andrónico Luksic is Chairman of the Board of Directors of Quiñenco S.A., Chile’s leading business conglomerate and the controlling entity of a number of industrial and service companies in Chile. He is also the Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Banco de Chile, the country’s largest financial institution.
Mr. Luksic is Chairman of Compañía Cervecerías Unidas S.A. and its subsidiary companies CCU Chile, CCU Argentina, and ECUSA.
Mr. Luksic is Vice Chairman of Compañia Sudamericana de Vapores S.A. and is a Director of Antofagasta Minerals plc. and Madeco S.A.
He is an active member of SOFOFA (The Federation of Chilean Industry), as well as a trustee of the Chile-Pacific Foundation.
In 2010, Mr. Luksic was reappointed by the President of Chile to continue his duties as one of three private sector representatives to the APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC).
In 2011, Mr. Luksic was named Vice Chairman of the International Business Leaders’ Advisory Council for the Mayor of Shanghai. He is also a member of the International Advisory Board of Barrick Gold, the Brookings Institution International Advisory Council, the Advisory Board of the Panama Canal, the Chairman’s International Advisory Council at the Council of the Americas and a member of the Latin America Conservation Council of the Nature Conservancy.
Consistent with his commitments to supporting education, Mr. Luksic is a Trustee at Babson College, and a member of the Global Advisory Council at Harvard University, the Dean’s Council at the Harvard Kennedy School, the Global Advisory Board at Harvard Business School, the Advisory Committee of the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies at Harvard University, the Advisory Board of Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management in Beijing, the International Advisory Board at the Blavatnik School of Government at the University of Oxford, and the Latin America Executive Board at MIT Sloan School of Management.
Mr. Luksic is also the founder and President of two nonprofit foundations in Chile: Fundación Educacional Oportunidad which is devoted to improving early childhood education in Chile, and Fundación Amparo y Justicia which provides legal support to victims of sexual abuse.
In addition to these endeavors, he is also an accomplished mountaineer, having climbed to the summit of Mount Everest in May, 2004. Subsequently, in December 2005, he completed his quest for the “Seven Summits of the World,” by climbing to the summit of the highest peak on each of the seven continents.
Mr. Luksic was educated in Chile at the Grange School prior to attending the Dublin Preparatory School and Babson College in the United States. Along with his wife and five children he resides in Santiago.