Pursuant to article 15 of the Charter, the OLACEFS Presidency is held by the Supreme Audit Institution, Full Member, represented by its head, elected by the General Assembly for a period of three years, without re-election.

For the period 2019 – 2021, the OLACEFS Presidency is held by the Office of the Comptroller General of the Republic of Peru, elected in the framework of the XXVIII OLACEFS Ordinary General Assembly, which took place in October 2018 in Buenos Aires Aires, Argentina.

Its functions and duties are detailed in articles 24 and 25 of the Regulations of the Charter.

The President of the OLACEFS is Nelson Eduardo Shack Yalta, Comptroller General of the Republic of Peru, the mission of which is to “direct, supervise and execute the oversight of public entities and thereby contribute to the effective, efficient and transparent use of public resources.”

Nelson Eduardo Shack Yalta, is an economist with a Master’s Degree in Management and Public Policy from the Universidad de Chile and a degree in Economics from the Universidad del Pacífico. He has worked as General Director of Economic and Social Affairs for the Ministry of Economy and Finance, National Director of the State Budget of Peru and Director of the Banco de la Nación.

He was also coordinator of the Project for the Improvement of Justice Services in Peru, a modernization project of the Justice Administration, carried out with the technical and financial support of the World Bank.

In addition he was an international consultant and has carried out work for the Inter-American Development Bank, the World Bank, the Delegation of the European Commission and the Economic Commission for Latin America, in more than a dozen countries in the region (Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay and Uruguay) on matters concerning Program Budgets and Results, Multiannual Programming, Participatory Budgeting, Strategic Planning, Investment Scheduling, Public Acquisitions, Performance Audits and developing Public Expenditure and Financial Accountability (PEFA) and Public Expenditure Quality Analysis Studies in the fields of Security and Justice.

He has been a member of the Advisory Board of the Presidency of Peru’s Judicial Branch and President of the Invierte Peru National Association – ANIP, a non-profit association that brings together professionals to analyze, reflect, and take action to manage and share knowledge on the management of public investment and its relationship with planning, budgeting and public procurement systems.

As of July 20, 2017, he has been Comptroller General of the Republic of Peru.


Mr. Nelson Eduardo Shack Yalta

E-mail  PresidenciaOLACEFS@contraloria.gob.pe
Address Jr. Camilo Carrillo N° 114, Jesús María, Lima 11.
OLACEFS Liaison Staff Ms. Dewi Carolina Zamora Mendoza
Phone +51 1 330-3000
Ext. 1429 / 1266 / 1265