Congress Chairman Francisco R. Sagasti Hochhausler was sworn in as President of the Republic in a Parliament solemn session on Tuesday afternoon.
Francisco Rafael Sagasti Hochhausler is an industrial engineer, researcher, author of several books, and has served as a university professor.
Sagasti Hochhausler was born in Lima on October 10, 1944, and is 76 years old.
In March 2020, he assumed the post of Congressman of the Republic representing Lima with the Purple Party for the 2020-2021 term.
Previously, he held various positions in the public sector and also in multilateral organizations such as the World Bank.
Sagasti Hochhausler has worked in various positions in the field of technological and industrial research. He was also a member of the Advisory Council of the National Planning Institute.
Then, from 1990 to 1992, he was Senior Advisor to the Policy Evaluation and External Relations Departments at the World Bank
, and was a member of the special mission for Development Organizations at the Carnegie Commission on Science, Technology and Government.
He has written more than 25 books and more than 150 academic articles.