Management team

René Garreaud
Director

Garreaud is a full-time professor at the Geophysics Department, Universidad de Chile. He obtained his PhD in Meteorology from the University of Washington, USA, studying the tropical-intertropical interactions and modelling the South American climate. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering and a Master in Geophysics, both from Universidad de Chile.

Garreaud’s work areas are mainly focused on climate change and vulnerability, with an emphasis on South America, contributing to many studies of the region’s synoptic and mountain meteorology. An important part of his work has been acting as principal investigator on different projects funded by The National Fund for Scientific and Technological Development (Fondecyt). In 2019, Garreaud has been named corresponding member of The Chilean Academy of Sciences.

Contact: rgarreau@dgf.uchile.cl

Pilar Moraga 
Deputy Director

Moraga is a full-time professor at the Faculty of Law, Universidad de Chile. She studied Law at the same university, and obtained a Master and a PhD in International and Community Law from Université de Lille, France. Currently, she’s the deputy director of the Environmental Law Centre at Universidad de Chile. Her research interests are focused on sustainable development, environmental law, climate change laws, energy and regulation.

Moraga was a researcher at the IREENAT Research Institute on Transnational Activities at Université de Lille, and at Université de Valenciennes, France. In 2015, she lead the (CR)2 and Adapt-Chile joint project “Proposal for a Legal and Institutional Framework to address Climate Change in Chile”, which was one the first projects that discussed the implementation of a climate change law in Chile.

Contact: pmoraga@derecho.uchile.cl

Susana Bustos
Project Management

Contact: susana.bustos@uchile.cl

Cecilia Montecino
Chief Administrator

Contact: cmonteci@uchile.cl

Jimena Cortés
Executive Secretary

Contact: jimenacortes@uchile.cl

Carla Sánchez
Administration at Universidad de Concepción

Contact: laboratoriobiogeoquimica@gmail.com

Marcia Millas
Administration at Universidad Austral de Chile

Contact: marcia.millas@uach.cl

Francisca Muñoz
Head of Data and Computing

Contact: cr2sysadmin@dgf.uchile.cl – franmuno@uchile.cl

Pablo Flores
Engineer of Informatics

Contact: pabflore@uchile.cl

Lucas de la Maza
Data analyst

Contact: ldelamaza1@uc.cl

Christian Segura
Data analyst

Contact: chsegura@udec.cl

Nicole Tondreau
Head of Communications

Contact: ntondreau@uchile.cl

Michelle Ferrer
Press officer

Contact: michelle.ferrer@uchile.cl

José Barraza
Scientific Disseminator

Contact: jbarrazam@uchile.cl

M. Giselle Ogaz
Graphic designer

Contact: grafica@trimage.cl

Bárbara Morales
Head of Dialogue and Interdiscipline

Contact: barbmorales@uchile.cl