ChairmanChairman of the Board of SQM S.A. and member of SHE committee. Mr. Guerrero Yamamoto is a lawyer from the University of Chile and MBL from the Adolfo Ibáñez University. In addition with his position at SQM, he is currently Chairman of the board of SQM Salar S.A., Delegate Counsel of SONAMI, Chairman of the board of Foundation for social and patrimonial development of the María Elena, ICARE´s board member, elective counsel of SOFOFA, Chairman of the CHILE/AUSTRALIA business council of SOFOFA and SOFOFA HUB´s board member. More information
Patricio Contesse F.
Vice ChairmanIndependent Director per the definition of the New York Stock Exchange and member of the Corporate Governance Committee and the Safety, Health and Environment Committee. Mr. Contesse Fica is a lawyer with a degree from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. Previously, he was a Board member of SQM from 2013 until 2015. Since 2011, he has held senior executive positions in Pampa Group, where he is currently Vice Chairman of the Boards of Directors of the Pampa Group entities. More information
Hernán Büchi B.
DirectorIndependent Director per the definition of the New York Stock Exchange and member of the Corporate Governance Committee, Mr. Büchi earned a degree in Civil Engineering from the Universidad de Chile. He served on the SQM Board of Directors for several years until April 2016, before rejoining in 2017. Mr. Büchi is currently a Board member of Quiñenco S.A. and S.A.C.I. Falabella, among others. He also chairs the management council at Universidad del Desarrollo. More information
Ashley Luke Ozols
DirectorIndependent Director per the definition of the New York Stock Exchange and member of the Directors’ Committee, Mr. Ozols earned a commerce degree from the University of New South Wales Sydney and is also a CFA charterholder. He is Australian based and has vast international business experience specializing in providing strategic advisory and financing solutions to American, Australian and Asian based clients. Previously, he worked at Tianqi Lithium focused on business development and spent 15 years in investment banking Macquarie, Grant Samel, and CLSA. More information
Antonio Gil Nievas
DirectorIndependent Director per the definition of the New York Stock Exchange and Chilean law and member of the Directors’ Committee, Mr. Gil Nievas holds a degree in Industrial Engineering from ICAI (Universidad Pontificia Comillas, Spain) and is alumni of Harvard Business School (where he obtained his MBA) and Stanford University (where he completed the Stanford Executive Program). He has more than 25 years of experience in strategic leadership, management, financial and investment roles at global, European and Latin American levels. He is currently a strategic and financial advisor to several national and international companies. Previously, he was CEO of Moneda Asset Management, Vice President of ACAFI, Managing Director, worldwide CFO and member of the global executive committees of several businesses at JPMorgan and started his career as strategic consultant for BCG in Spain. More information
Gina Ocqueteau Tacchini
DirectorIndependent Director per the definition of the New York Stock Exchange and Chilean law and member of the Directors’ Committee, Ms. Ocqueteau graduated as a nurse from the Universidad de Chile and holds a Master's degree in Commercial Management and Marketing from ESEM, Business School, Madrid Campus, Diploma in Corporate Governance from the School of Economics and Business, University of Chile, Diploma in Marketing from the Adolfo Ibáñez University, Diploma in Productivity and Quality from the Universidad Catolica. She has been a director of Chile Mujeres since 2019 and was a member of the Advisory Council of the Ministry of Women and Gender Equity in 2021. She is currently director of the Asia Pacific Chamber of Commerce, CEO of Waygroup Chile, founding partner of Crosscheck, director of Genesis Latam Consulting and consultant for the Fundación Nacional eORP Foundation. Previously, she was also director of the Association of Entrepreneurs, ASECH, and held senior positions within ACHS. More information
Antonio Schneider Chaigneau
DirectorIndependent Director per the definition of the New York Stock Exchange and member of the Safety, Health and Environment Committee, Mr. Antonio Schneider has a doctorate from The New School, New York and is a graduate of Economics from the University of Chile. He was Professor at the Autonomous Metropolitan University, UAM, Mexico D.F. Mr. Schneider is Chilean, and has collaborated in the Consultancy of the Presidency in Mexico on Food Systems and Technologies until 1982. Since then, he has worked in Chile in the cosmetics, forest products, salmon and food crops, fruit export, and food products industries. He is associated with financial and banking representations, mainly in Larrain Vial S.A., in international business, mining and its development as a national investment bank. He is a partner and director in Telecom and wifi systems at Transam Will. He has been a director at InvertecFoods, Pesquera Yadran, ChileFoods, Indura Peru, Salmonfood, Banco Estado and currently in companies in Chile and Peru at DDPacifico, Electra Santa Rosa. He also released several publications and books on Economics and Prices. More information
DirectorIndependent Director per the definition of the New York Stock Exchange and member of the Corporate Governance Committee. Mr. Xu earned a doctorate degree in law from the Università degli studi di Roma Tor Vergata, Italy. He studied at the Centro di Studi Giuridici Latinoamericani de la Università. He is also a P.R. China Legal Professional Qualifications Certificate holder. Currently, he is Associate Professor at the Sichuan University, China, specializing in Civil and Commercial Law. More information