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Alberto Precht Rorris is a lawyer from the University of Chile (Universidad de Chile). He specialized in transparency issues and the access to public information, open government, the fight against corruption, and administrative law.

Since March 2014, he has been working as Executive Director of the Chilean Chapter of Transparency International. Previously, he operated as President of the Commission for Civic Defense and Transparency (Comisión Defensora Ciudadana y Transparencia) in the Ministry of the Secretary General of the President, and between 2005 and 2007 as Executive Director of the journal network Mi Voz, as well as executing functions as parliamentary consultant in the Senate of Chile.

As to his academic achievements, he has been appointed to diverse professorships in issues of probity and transparency, especially in Diplomas of Probity, Transparency and Good Government and the Diploma in Administrative Litigation, both at the Pontifical Catholic University (Pontificia Universidad Católica). He has been visiting professor, lecturer and panelist in different study programs, nationally as well as internationally (Ecuador, Mexico, USA, El Salvador, Colombia, Austria, among others). Furthermore, he is expert consultant in the foundation CEDDET, in the Program of Social Cohesion in Latin America (Programa la Cohesión Social en América Latina, EUROsocial),BID and ISAID, in issues of transparency, access to information and political parties.

He was honored for obtaining National Score in the Examination of Academic Aptitude (Prueba de Aptitud Académica, now PSU) in History of Chile in 1999. In 2006, he received the prize “Alberto Hurtado for Civic Journalism” (“Alberto Hurtado al Periodismo Ciudadano”), for his work as prime director of the digital journal El Morrocotudo, and in 2013, he was selected as one of the 100 young leaders of Chile by the journal El Mercurio.

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Alberto Precht

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