Sebastián Gatica

Founder & Director | CoLab Innovación Social UC | Chile

Sebastián is an experienced social entrepreneur, academic and commercial engineer who is currently the director of CoLab UC and Chile Regenerativo. Sebastián is an Ashoka Fellow and a catalyst of the League of Intrapreneurs. During his career, he has worked across a range of fields related to the social economy. In his role as an academic and consultant, Sebastián has published several studies and academic papers that have contributed to the debate on entrepreneurship, business and social economy in Chile and Latin America. As an entrepreneur, Sebastián has been behind the creation of various foundations and social enterprises, such as the international foundation TECHO and B-Certified companies Travolution and Manada. Sebastián has an MSc and PhD in Development Studies from UCL in London.