Claudio Ortiz Rojas, is an Agricultural Engineer, and Magister Scientiae in Agricultural Economics, Institute of Economics / Faculty of Agronomy, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile
He carried out Project Formulation and Evaluation in Inter-American Institute of Agricultural Sciences (IICA)-University of Concepción, Chile, he managed Agro-Industrial Companies for Human Resources Foundation, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, he worked in Agricultural Research and Policy Strategies, CIAT – International Center for Tropical Agriculture. Cali, Colombia and he worked in long Term Planning and Environment. CIFCA – ILPES – ECLAC -NU Santiago, Chile, 1983 and in Socio-economic evaluation of Agricultural Research at EMBRAPA-BIRF-YALE UNIVERSITY Brasilia, Brazil. He carried out Business Management at Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Ad-hoc Scholarship for Business Management, Washington, 1988
His professional experience are as Advisory of Global Solutions SA, Santiago, Projects and Training from 1998, as Cooperative Executive President of Savings and Credit SOLIDARIDAD from 2013, as President and CEO Corporación Verde Porvenir, from 2014, as Senior Consultant for IICA – Inter-American Institute of Cooperation for Agriculture, 2007 – 2010, as General Manager Frozen Agroindustry NATURAL FOODS VITAFOODS SA (Green Minute Mark), 1990 – 1992.
From 1975 to 1977 he has been Provincial Director of Agriculture, Ministry of Agriculture – Chiloé Province, From 1979 to 1980 he has been Head of the National Regional Development Fund – FNDR Chile, and From 1980 to 1990 Development Manager of National Agricultural Research Institute – INIA Chile.
He has been President of the Colegio de Ingenieros Agronomos de Chile AG., from 1991 to 2002, President, First Pan American and World Congress of Agricultural Engineers in 1994, President, Pan American Association of Agricultural Engineers – APIA, from 1994 to 2000, President of World Association of Agricultural Engineers – AMIA, from 1994 to 2000 and Member Board of Directors Agricultural Research Institute – INIA,from 1998 to 2003.
From 1994 he is Member Board of Directors World Association of Agricultural Engineers – AMIA, and Member Board of Directors Pan American Association of Agricultural Engineers – APIA,Honorary Director of Central American Federation of Colleges of Agricultural Engineers – FECADIA from 2011
From 2000 he is Member, Founder and President Comunitacions Growth Foundation – FCM.