Artesanía Temuco, Región de la Araucanía, Chile
Artesanía Temuco, Región de la Araucanía, Chile

Ambassador

Daniel Carvallo

1974  Joins the Chilean Foreign Service.
1976-1981  Third, Second and First Secretary – Embassy of Chile in France.
1981-1982  Head of the European Department, Bilateral Affairs Division, MFA.
1983  Head of the Economic and Commercial Department – Embassy of Chile in Peru.
1984-1987  Consul General in Tacna, Peru.
1988  Counsellor– Head of the Planning Department, Planning Division, MFA.
1989  Chief of Staff of the Director General for Foreign Policy, MFA.
1990-1995  Consul General in Philadelphia, United States of America
1995-1997  Minister Counsellor – Director of Personnel, MFA.
1998-2002  Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of Chile to the United States of America – Washington, D.C.
October 2002  Promoted to the rank of Ambassador – Director for North America, Central America and the Caribbean, MFA.
2004–2010  Ambassador of Chile to Japan.
July 2010  Director for European Affairs, MFA.
June 2013  Deputy Director General for Bilateral Affairs, MFA.
August 2013–March 2014  Director General for Foreign Policy, MFA.
August 2014  Ambassador of Chile to Australia

Bachelors degree (cum laude), in Economics and Business Administration and later Commercial Engineer (major in Business Administration) by the University of Chile. Graduated (suma cum laude) from the Chilean Diplomatic Academy; 1975 Promotion’s Best Student. Diploma (suma cum laude) on International Economic Relations, by the Institut International d’AdministrationPublique, Paris, France.

Decorations: Peru; Commander of the Order of the Sun – Chile; Diplomatic Merit, 35 years – Great Cross of the Sovereign & Military Order of Malta – Spain; Great Cross of the Order of Merit – Japan; Great Cross of the Order of the Rising Sun.

Born April 30, 1952 in Viña del Mar, Chile. Married to Jacqueline Pinto-Hirsch. Five children; Andrea (38), Claudia (36) and Daniel Carvallo-Montes (30). Florencia (15) and Antonia (13) Carvallo-Pinto. Fluent in Spanish, English and French.