Phillip Chicola is head professor of the course "Structure and Operation of the Guatemalan State" at Escuela de Gobierno since 2013. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science, Summa Cum Laude from Francisco Marroquín University and a postgraduate degree in Management of Business Organizations from INCAE Business School in San José, Costa Rica. He has studies in Military Sciences, Forensic Sciences, Constitutional Law and Medical Sciences.
He is currently the Director of Public Administration at CACIF. He is an columnist for ElPeriódico newspaper, co-host of the political analysis program "Radiografía Política" on Infinita Radio, and is also an analyst for Guatevisión's television program "Sin Filtro".
He has worked as a consultant on political analysis, strategic planning, public opinion surveys and scenario analysis for various political parties, international organizations, as well as national and international companies. He is a founding partner of Fidelis Consulting Group, a political-economic consulting firm.