Alejandro Guillier is an elected Senator of the Congress of Chile. He was elected in the Senate representing District 2, Antofagasta Region), in 2014. He is member of the standing committees of National Defense that he chairs; Revising Accounts; Ethics and Transparency, and Mining and Energy. He is also a member of the Bicameral Commission of Transparency of the Congress. Senator Guillier is a sociologist and journalist and Masters in Social Sciences mention Development Studies at the Latin American Faculty of Social Sciences (FLACSO) in Ecuador. He became a professor at the School of Journalism at the Universidad Diego Portales and between 1996 and 1998, he took over as vice dean of it. In 2008, he was professor of the School of Journalism at the University of Chile in the area of International Journalism. Later, he joined the School of Journalism at the Universidad Mayor in 2013 as a consultant and as a director. He began his career as a reporter and had programs in TV newscast and radio programs. the Senate and Mining and Energy, which presided between April 2014 and March 2015. The March 17, 2015 was elected chairman of the Standing Committee of National Defence.