Alex Olivares


Public Policy (MSc), 2018
Exeter College, Oxford

Funding: Louis Dreyfus-Weidenfeld and Hoffmann

Alex is a Chilean lawyer and with a master’s degree in criminal law. Prior to coming to Oxford he worked as a researcher at Plural Chile, a liberal think tank created by the former Ministry of Finance, Andres Velasco. In 2015 he was elected as the first President of Ciudadanos, a liberal party from Chile.

During his university studies, he worked as a Research assistant and teacher assistant on criminal law.

Alex’s professional and political experiences have shown him that practice is not enough; a successful public servant needs to be exceptional in theory as well as practice, and he believes that Oxford is the right place to learn to be the best public servant he can be.

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