About GIACC-Colombia

GIACC-Colombia is an independent not-for-profit organisation based in Bogota, Colombia.  It is an Affiliate of GIACC-International.

It was founded in 2019 by Jaime Santamaria and Luis Tellez.

GIACC-Colombia Management

Luis E. Tellez, Director GIACC Colombia

GIACC-Colombia Advisory Council

Jaime Santamaria Serrano, President

Jorge Ladrón de Guevara

Lorencita Santamaria

José Suarez Caro

Eduardo Wills

Eduardo Wills, Lorencita Santamaria, Luis E. Tellez, Jaime Santamaria Serrano, José Suarez Caro, Jorge Ladrón de Guevara


Besides pursuing the general goals defined by GIACC, GIACC-Colombia is working to achieve the following objectives:

  • Promote ISO 37001 anti-bribery management systems standard.
  • Modify the requirements to obtain the Compulsory Engineers License, incorporating an exam that ensures that engineers have a clear understanding of the Code of Ethics, and the penalties to which an engineer can be subject in case of non-compliance. Both of these, code and penalties, are defined per law.
  • Improve the Corruption Perceptions Index ranking for Colombia.
  • Develop a practical ethics course for engineers during their undergraduate studies.
  • Translate the content of GIACC website into Spanish.

  Go to GIACC-Colombia website

  Contact GIACC-Colombia

Updated on 10th April 2020