Macarena Gatica




Macarena Gatica is the leading lawyer in data protection and cybersecurity at Alessandri. She has more than 15 years of experience in different jurisdictions, such as Chile, United States, Latin America, and Spain. Prior to joining Alessandri, she served for 6 years as Legal Advisor at MasterBase®, assuming legal management for Chile and subsidiaries. Opportunity in which, due to the company’s business, she concentrated her practice in data privacy and technology in Chile and in the markets where the Company provides services, this highlights her extensive experience in adapting new regulations regarding personal data.


Memberships, awards, and recent activities: Chilean Bar Association, Co-Chair IAPP KnowledgeNet Chapter – Chile, 2021-2023, Member of the Data Protection Committee of the International Trademark Association (INTA), 2020-2022, Co-director of the digital regulation table of the Chilean-North American Chamber of Commerce (Amcham), Best Lawyers, Privacy and Security Law, 2021, Shortlisted “Chambers and Partners Diversity and Inclusion Award”, Latin America 2020,Legal 500, Data Privacy “Next Generation Partners”, 2020, “Women in Cybersecurity 2019” Award from the Chilean Cybersecurity Alliance, and Professor Data Privacy Diploma at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, and Universidad del Desarrollo.


Contributions by Macarena Gatica

  • Chilean Data Privacy Bill
    Speaker at Virtual Chile KnowledgeNet: 24 September 2020