As of December 2018 Ricardo Riesco is the Head of Fiscalía Nacional Económica, the Chilean National Competition Authority. The National Economic Prosecutor is a lawyer of the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (1994-1998), where he was approved with maximum distinction. He has a Master in Laws from Columbia University (2004-2005), United States, where he also served as visiting scholar between 2017 and 2018. Ricardo Riesco has specialized in competition, litigation and arbitration, holding high positions in law firms in Chile (Claro y Cía, Eyzaguirre & Cía., Philippi Yrarrázabal Pulido & Brunner Abogados and Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría Abogados) and in the United States (Clifford Chance US LLP New York). In addition, he has worked as an academic at Chilean universities and has written and collaborated in the writing of legal articles in Chile, Spain, the United States and Ecuador. As an expert, he has also given lectures in Chile, Argentina, Colombia, Peru, Brazil and Spain.