Sergio Bitar

Member of the Board of Advisers since 2015


Vice Chair of the Board

Sergio Bitar currently serves as President of Fundación por la Democracia, as President of the Chilean Council for Prospective and Strategy and as senior nonresident fellow at the Inter-American Dialogue and Director of the Global Trends and Latin America's Future Programme.

Bitar is has served as a member of the International IDEA Board of Advisers since 2015 and as Vice Chair of the Board since 2019.

His previous positions in Chile include: Minister of Public Works (2008–10); President Party pro-Democracy (PPD, 1992–94, 1997–2000, 2006–2008); Minister of Education (2003–2005); Senator (1994–2002); and Minister of Mining (1973).

He is co-editor, with Abraham F. Lowenthal, of Democratic Transitions: Conversations with World Leaders (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2015).