Has a PhD in Law from the University of Lleida in Spain, and a Master’s degree in Public Policy from the University of Chile. He is currently a professor of Administrative law and is a senior researcher at the centre for regulation and competence at the University of Chile.
Cordero was the coordinator of the Environmental Institution during its reform process, which led to the passing of the bill that created the Ministry of the Environment, the Environmental Assessment Agency and the Superintendence of the Environment respectively. He was also a consultant to National Congress on the bill that created the Environmental Tribunal and a member of the Financial Supervision Commission of the Ministry of Finance.
His research focuses on quality regulation, administrative processes and institutional design.