Our team

Our team integrates practical experience in multiple areas including press, television, digital media, corporate communication and academia.

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blanca bulnes

General Manager and founding partner

With a degree in journalism from the Universidad Católica, she has worked in the press section of the Chilean TV station “Canal 13” as a correspondent based in the United States, and as a member of the renowned team of investigative journalists at the television program “Contacto”. She has received the Excellence in Journalism award from the García Marquez Foundation. She has been a professor of journalism at the Universidad Católica and has worked in strategic communications for 12 years.

Macarena Puigrredón

Macarena Puigrredón

Executive Partner

Executive Partner since 2014, she holds a degree in journalism from the Universidad de Chile. Previously, she worked as a television correspondent based in Rome, where she traveled the world for 9 years covering major global news events. After returning to Chile, she worked as news host and editor of news and political programs with TV channel “Canal 13” and “Mega”. Until January of 2018, she worked for 16 years as co-host of a daily program of news analysis at the radio station “Radio Infinita”.

Carolina Romero

Carolina Romero

Consultant

She has a degree in journalism from Universidad Diego Portales with diplomas in Corporate Communication from the Universidad Católica and Socio-Environmental Conflict Management from the Universidad de Chile. Possessing more than 15 years of experience, she was head of communications for EFE (National Railways), and before joining Comsulting in 2011 advised the Chilean firms CGE, Ripley and CChc. She has extensive experience in analysis, design and execution of communication strategies for media management and crises.

Ángeles Pérez

Ángeles Pérez

Consultant

Bachelor’s Degree in Literature and a diploma in Corporate Communication from the Universidad Católica. She has 12 years of experience in investigative and strategic communication. Before joining Comsulting in 2010, she was a member of the advisory teams at Lafarge Chile, Alstom Chile, Microsoft and Honda Motors. In 2015 she received a diploma in Socio-Environmental Conflict Management from the Universidad de Chile – Casa de la Paz.

Bernardita Ochagavía

Bernardita Ochagavía

Consultant

She has a degree in journalism from the Universidad Católica and a Masters Degree in International Studies from the University of Barcelona. With 10 years of experience in media, she has worked as a journalist at Emol and El Mercurio newspaper, and as web editor of Revista Capital and Diario Financiero. She was a professor on the faculty of Communication at the Universidad Católica and Universidad Diego Portales. Member of Comsulting’s team since 2011.

Nicolás Marticorena

Nicolás Marticorena

Consultant

Bachelor in Social Communication, Master in Sociology: Social Transformations and Innovation, and a Ph.D. candidate in Sociology at The University of Barcelona. He also holds a diploma in Philosophy from the University of Edinburgh. He has more than seven years of experience working as a journalist in economics and finance with the periodicals El Mercurio, Valor Futuro and Diario Estrategia.

José Manuel Valdivieso

José Manuel Valdivieso

Consultant

Holds a degree in journalism from Universidad de Los Andes, a Master in Comunicación Integrada from Universidad del Desarrollo and 18 years of experience in media and strategic communication. He has worked at the newspapers El Mercurio and Estrategia, in addition to communication agencies. Before joining Comsulting in 2014, he worked at the Ministry of Environment and the Environmental Assessment Service, where he was Chief Press Officer.

María Marañón

María Marañón

Consultant

Journalist from University of Navarra. She has worked in the Communications Department of Santander Private Banking in Spain and as a Journalist in Diario Financiero for four years. In Diario Financiero she worked in the Intelligence and Business Unit and collaborated for DF TV. In 2013 she was awarded with the “Journalistic Quality in Economy, Finances and Companies” by Banco Estado. She is part of Comsulting’s team since 2015.

Constanza Cristino

Constanza Cristino

Consultant

Journalist from Universidad Diego Portales with 10 years of experience in written press specialized in business. She worked as a journalist in Diario Pulso and PODER magazine, and as a finance editor at Diario Financiero. In 2016 she was distinguished with the “Journalistic Path in Insurance Recognition” from the Chilean Insurance Association. She is one of the authors of "El Tila, un psicópata al acecho", book with three editions already. Since 2019 she is part of Comsulting.

Pablo Cañas

Pablo Cañas

Consultant

Journalist of the Andrés Bello University and master's degree in Strategic Communication of the Adolfo Ibáñez University. With more than 8 years of experience in media, he worked as an economic and financial journalist in Radio Chilena, Estrategia and La Tercera. For 5 years he was communications advisor of the Ministry of Finance and has done consulting for companies such as CGE, Enel, Falabella, Starbucks Chile and Sencorp.

Constanza Pérez-Cueto

Constanza Pérez-Cueto

Consultant

Is a Journalist from Universidad de Playa Ancha, with ten years of experience in the written media. She use to be a reporter in one of the most relevant Chilean written media, La Tercera - Pulso, where she had worked for almost eight years in charge of a broad kind of sectors such as mining, energy, forestry, environmental, fishing and acuiculture. She also worked in Valor Futuro a news agency and in La Nación. Constanza was awarded as “Periodista Minera del Área Económica” This distinction was delivered by The National Mining Society ( SONAMI). She also received the international award “Terminemos el cuento” by the Unión Latina y Alfaguara.

Carolina Rodríguez

Carolina Rodríguez

Consultant

Journalist degree from Universidad Católica and Master of Strategic Communication at Adolfo Ibáñez University. Possesses more than five years of experience on media as journalist in TVN, Pulso and ADN. Also got experience on corporate area and digital contents working at Clínica Las Condes. Since 2018 she is part of Comsulting.

Carla Borja

Carla Borja

Consultant

Journalist from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, with more than three years of experience in media, digital marketing, and international organizations. She has worked at CNN Chile and the Organization of American States, among others. She is part of Comsulting since 2019.

Javiera Campos

Javiera Campos

Consultant

Journalist from Universidad de Los Andes with a minor in Organizational Psychology. She has experience in regional and digital media, as well as having skills in content depelopment and social media management. She is part of the Comsulting’s team since 2018.

Valentina Burgos

Valentina Burgos

Administration, Finance and People

Commercial Engineer from Universidad de los Andes. She worked during seven years at Walmart Chile commercial area, and since 2019 is part of Comsulting, were she currently serves as chief of finance, administration and people. She also leads the Banco de Ropa Foundation.