Claudio Loyola

Industrial Civil Engineer from the Universidad del Desarrollo


Linked to the Chilean public procurement system since its implementation in 2002, he was deputy director and CIO of ChileCompra between 2014 and 2018. He led from ChileCompra projects in fields such as technology, open government and sustainable development. Between 2008 and 2013, he coordinated the implementation and evolution of the tendering platform and the design and installation of the BI platform, during which time he positioned the concept of user-centered design. Between 2009 and 2013 he led the design and implementation of the sustainable public procurement policy, opening doors to the incorporation of second generation indicators among the objectives of the Chilean public procurement system.

Between 2014 and 2018, he coordinated the evolution of all the technology associated with the Chilean public procurement system, with initiatives such as the new public market application development platform, API, the ChileCompra open data platform, the inclusion of AI in the observatory of public purchases, tenders zero paper, among others. During this period, it promoted the accession of ChileCompra to the OCDS, and the OGP action plan, and coordinated the modernization of the main products and services of the organization to the eaves of the ChileCompra Modernization Project, in coordination with the IDB and the Secretariat of Modernization of the Government of Chile.

Claudio Loyola is an Industrial Civil Engineer from the Universidad del Desarrollo, Master in Public Policy from the Adolfo Ibáñez University and Master in Information Technology from the Pontifical Catholic University. He has postgraduate studies in Computer Management at the Pontifical Catholic University, and in Supply Management at the University of Chile, and has specialized in Sustainable Development and Social Responsibility at the AcciónRSE Business Foundation and through the Vincular Center of the Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaíso, and in Service Design at the Pontifical Catholic University.