Osvaldo Urrutia is undertaking PhD studies at Victoria University of Wellington. He is also a lecturer in international law and law of the sea at PUCV, Faculty of Law (Valparaiso, Chile). In parallel he has been legal adviser of the Government of Chile on fisheries and law of the sea matters for more than a decade. In this capacity, Osvaldo has served in different international positions including as chair of the compliance committees in CCAMLR and SPRFMO. He is currently the Chairman of the SPRFMO Commission.