Juan Pablo Polanco Lazo

Director of Business Development, Asset Optimization

Juan Pablo is the Director of Business Development for Asset Optimization, with over 18 years of diversified experience developing business for consulting, engineering, and construction companies.
Santiago, Chile
Spanish, English

Working closely with our clients, integrating all of Ausenco's capabilities is crucial to support them in achieving the best performance throughout the lifecycle of their assets.

Juan Pablo is a bilingual senior executive based in Chile with a leadership style focused on planning, organization, and creativity. Holding executive positions in commercial, sales, and corporate finance for multinational engineering and consulting professional services companies for the mining industry, he brings extensive experience to the asset optimization team.

With knowledge of the creation and coordination process of engineering and construction proposals, cost control, economic/ financial management of projects, budget processes, and strategic business plans, Juan Pablo focuses on growing essential project asset management and optimization services. Delivering solutions to clients, he looks for ways to implement innovative design and technology, bringing added value to projects while utilising his experience with supplier development and strategic consulting projects across the globe.

Juan Pablo holds a B.A.Sc. in Industrial Civil Engineering and an M.Eng. in Business Engineering, both from Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez in Chile. He is an active member of the Association of Engineering Consulting Companies of Chile (AIC).

Country experience:

  • Australia
  • Argentina
  • Brazil
  • Canada
  • Chile
  • Colombia
  • Peru
  • Mexico
  • Singapore
  • United States