Chief of Government of Buenos Aires City
Mauricio Macri was born in Tandil, Buenos Aires, on February 8th of 1959. He has the degree of Civil Engineer from the Universidad Católica Argentina and completed his training with various studies on Economy and Finance in Argentina and out of the country. He worked, first in the private field, in some companies related with the construction and automotive industries. He began in the public activity in 1995, when he was elected President of Club Atlético Boca Juniors; in 2001, Macri with a group of citizens decided to create the foundation “Believe and Grow”, with the mission of working in development, design and implementation of public policies in the search for solutions to the problems of the City of Buenos Aires and of Argentina. In 2005, Macri, as president of “Commitment for Change” made a strategic alliance (Republican Proposal (PRO)) for the elections that were held on October of that year. From 2005-2007, he was National Deputy for the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires and since, 2011 he is Chief of Government of Buenos Aires City for a second term.