Mr. Valdés is a lawyer with a degree in Legal and Social Sciences from the University of Chile. He also holds a Master’s in Law from the University of Chicago and an MPL Degree from Yale University.
Between 1993 and 1997, Valdés was the attorney in charge of the International Area of Chilectra S.A. He subsequently worked as an attorney at the law firms of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy and Chadbourne & Parke in New York.
When he returned to Chile, he became the legal advisor to Enersis S.A., now Enel Chile S.A. and Director of Edesur S.A. (Buenos Aires).
Since 1999, he served as Legal Counsel and Secretary of the Board of Directors of Enel Chile and Enel Américas.