Paola Tapia

Of counsel

Admitted, 2000. She has more than 18 years of experience both in the public and private sectors, being the first woman in Chile heading the Ministry of Transport and Telecommunications. Paola is also a member of the Infrastructure’s Policy Council created by the Chilean Construction’s Chamber. She is a professor of administrative law at Universidad de Talca; and, in the Faculty of Economics and Business’ Master of Public Policy at Universidad de Chile.

Professional Experience
Since 2018, at CorreaGubbins.
Between 2017 and 2018, Minister of Transport and Telecommunications.
Between 2016 and 2017, legal advisor at the Public Enterprises System.
Between 2014 and 2016, VP at Tren Central S.A.
Between 2014 and 2017, legislative coordinator at the Ministry of Transport and Telecommunications.
Between 2010 and 2014, attorney at Chileans’ Civil Aviation Board.
Between 2006 and 2010, Chief Legal Officer at the Transport Subsecretary.
Between 2003 and 2006, attorney in charge of the enforcement programme at the Transport Subsecretary.
Between 2000 and 2003, associate at Estudio Jurídico Lautaro Ríos.

Education
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Law Degree (LL.B).
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso, Master of Laws (LL.M).
Universidad de Chile, Diploma in Public Management.
Pontifica Universidad Católica de Chile, Diploma in Public Policy.
UDIMA (Spain), specialization in administrative law.