Claudio Lesch

Executive President, Minerals & Metals

Claudio is Executive President of Minerals & Metals, with over 30 years of experience leading engineering and construction projects across the Americas.
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Santiago, Chile
Spanish, English, Portuguese

I trust that we all have the potential to make a positive difference when we work collaboratively in what we are passionate about; for me, it is through the implementation of sustainable and innovative projects.

As the Executive President of Minerals & Metals, Claudio leads Ausenco’s regions and business lines ensuring the delivery of innovative solutions for our projects and clients. His career spans over 30 years of engineering and construction projects all across the Americas, leading teams in Chile, Canada, Argentina, Peru, Colombia and Ecuador.

Claudio is a business leader who believes that building progressive working relationships with all stakeholders is vital to a project's continued success. In this sense, he is committed to building high-performing teams, supporting a diverse and inclusive workplace, and demonstrating zero-harm leadership, all while delivering successful business outcomes for our clients.

Claudio has a Master of Business Administration from the University of Toronto, Canada and a Master in Civil Engineering from the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Country experience:

  • Argentina
  • Brazil
  • Canada
  • Chile
  • Colombia
  • Ecuador
  • Peru
  • Uruguay