Academic Authorities

CENTRUM PUCP Business School

The members of our Advisory Board play an important advisory role to maintain and deepen the excellence of our activities. They ensure that our school responds to global quality standards, promoting academic levels of excellence and ensuring a constant search for quality in management training. It is formed by representatives of various sectors of academic, business, professional and administrative activity

Ana Claudia Álvarez

Country Manager GE Healthcare Colombia

Leader in the Pharmaceutical Industries sector with more than 25 years of experience in Commercial Management and Multinational Businesses in Latin American countries.
DBA CENTRUM PUCP, MBA from the Instituto de Empresa and Maastricht School of Management.

Rolando Arellano

Chairman of the Board, Arellano Marketing

He is a Doctor of State (Ph.D.) in Quantitative Marketing at the University of Grenoble, in France. He is also a Psychologist from the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru, PUCP, and Master in Administration granted by the School of Business Administration for Graduates, ESAN, in Peru. Among other positions held, Rolando has been Senior Professor of Marketing at the Laval University of Quebec, where he also served as Director of the International Business Program and Director of the Marketing Department.

Rosario Bazán

General Manager of Danper Trujillo

Ingeniera industrial de la Universidad Nacional de Trujillo con MBA en la Universidad de Rochester (EE.UU.) y en el INCAE Business School (Chile). Rosario Bazán no solo es gerente general, sino accionista y fundadora de la agorindustria Danper Trujillo. Asimismo, es miembro del Consejo Consultivo del Sector Privado del BID en el Perú. Presidenta de la Cámara de Comercio y Producción de La Libertad. En la actualidad es miembro del jurado internacional del Empresario Mundial del Año EY Mónaco 2016. Se ubica en el puesto 47 del ranking de líderes empresariales en el Perú 2015. Fue condecorada por la Orden del Trabajo en el grado de Oficial 2015.

Felipe Cantuarias

President of the Peruvian Hydrocarbons Society.

Independent Member of the Review Committee and FIFA Governance Committee. Master in Corporate Finance. Law degree from the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru.

César Campos

General Manager, IBM Peru & Bolivia at IBM

20 years of experience at IBM, in which he has held leadership positions at the regional level in the Cloud, Systems Hardware and Business Associates units. He was director of IBM Cloud for Spanish-speaking South America, which includes nine countries in the region (Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela), being responsible for the management of the business of Intelligence Artificial, Analytics and Cloud.

Giovana Cortez

Microsoft General Manager Peru

Giovanna is an industrial engineer from the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru and an MBA from the Universidad del Pacifico. She has more than 20 years of experience in the technology sector and has worked for countries in the region such as Chile, Colombia, Argentina and Ecuador. After almost 3 years at Microsoft Peru as Commercial Director, she assumes the position of Territory Manager of South America. Previously he was Regional Sales Manager of Hewlett-Packard.

Tony Custer

Executive President of the Custer Foundation

Member of the Center for Latin American Studies David Rockefeller and Member of the Board of Directors of Global Initiative at Harvard University. MBA from the Harvard Business School.

Aldo Defilippi

Executive Director, American Chamber of Commerce of Peru

Presidente de la Asociación de Cámaras de Comercio Binacionales del Perú desde hace 5 años. Es miembro del directorio de Ferreycorp, BanBif, Aeropuertos del Perú, Microsoft, Solgas, Amrop, Asociation of American Chambers of Commerce of Latin America, Perú 2021, United Way, Fondo Nesst y Business Alliance for Secure Commerce. Es candidato al Doctorado en Economía y Magíster de la Universidad de Boston.

Jordi Diaz

Director of Programs & International Relations and member of the Executive Committee of EADA.

Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Wales, Master in Human Resources Management from EADA and a graduate of the Authentic Leadership Development and Disruptive Strategy programs at Harvard Busines School. During the period 2008-12, Jordi Díaz was a member of the board of directors of the Executive MBA Council (USA), of which he was appointed President for the 2010-11 period. Since 2014 he has been a member of the EPAS board of directors - European accreditation of programs - and since 2017 he is Director of the Executive Academy of the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD Global Network, Switzerland).

Eduardo Eiger

General Manager, Natura

Natura is a brand of Brazilian origin, born of a passion for cosmetics and relationships, present in seven countries in Latin America and France. In Brazil, it is the leading industry in the cosmetics, fragrances and personal hygiene market, as well as in the direct sales sector.

Emilio Fantozzi

CEO EXCELLIA ( Grupo Romero)

He has been Ransa's General Manager, since 1939, they are the leading logistics operator in Peru with more than 7,000 highly trained and specialized collaborators to meet the specific requirements of customers in each economic sector, making them strategic partners in customer logistics.

Adolfo Heeren

President of the Association of Graduates and Graduates PUCP

Industrial Engineer from the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru, has an MBA from the Adolfo Ibáñez University of Chile as well as specialized courses in Planning and Strategy, Financial Management, Business Evaluation in London, Bangkok and Hong Kong. He has been a professor in the faculty of Engineering of the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru and actively participates in activities of the Global Compact of the United Nations at international level as well as serving as director and member of the executive committee

Santiago Iñiguez

Dean, Instituto de Empresa (IE)

President of IE University and Dean of the IE Business School. He studied at the Complutense University of Madrid and the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom. Iñiguez de Onzoño is a Doctor in Law and an MBA from the IE Business School. Awarded as a Recognized Student by the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom.

Rene Jaime

General Manager of Crediscotia

He has been the General Manager of Banco Ripley, specialized in offering financial services to the middle class, through the delivery of loans and credit cards.

Felipe Janica

EY FAAS leader partner for LATAM North. Leader of the market segment Bogotá, Colombia.

Professor of MBA and member of the Corporate Advisory Board of HHL Leipzig Graduate School or Management and EADA Business School Barcelona. Global MBA from the Catholic University of Peru, and EADA Business School - Barcelona. Executive Education BABSON: EY Strategic Leadership for EY partners.

María Cristina Piñeros

Partner - General Counsel, Deloitte

Partner of the Legal Area and General Counsel of the Firm in Colombia and in Deloitte LATCO (Latin American Countries Organization), she is also Leader Partner of Risk and Reputation and Independence and Ethics of Colombia and Director of the Corporate Governance Center of LATCO and Colombia.

Gianfranco Polastri

General Manager Peru & Bolivia at Mastercard

NBA from UCLA Anderson School of Management (United States). Eight years as Google's general manager for Peru, Ecuador and Bolivia.

Juan Francisco Raffo

Honorary President of the Raffo Group

President of ABAC, APEC Corporate Advisory Council.

Mario Rodríguez

Chief Commercial Officer of GMD

He has over 25 years of professional experience, of which he served for 19 years as Regional Sales Leader at IBM Watson Group for South America North and the Caribbean. He also served as Sales Manager of Outsourcing Services, Commercial Manager in charge of the Interbank Group and Territory Sales Manager. Rodríguez is an engineer from the University of Lima with an MBA from San Ignacio de Loyola University & California. Additionally, he also has studies at Harvard Business School.

Ira Solomon

Decano de la A. B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University

PhD in Accounting from the University of Texas, United States. He has published more than 35 academic articles, monographs and books, and his writings have appeared in magazines such as the Wall Street Journal. He was associate editor and member of the editorial board of numerous academic journals, vice president of the American Accounting Association and member of the Board of Governors of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Salomon has been recognized and awarded numerous times for his outstanding work in research and teaching. In 2009, he was honored with the Accounting Education Award from the AICPA and the CPA Society of Illinois.

Inés Temple

President of LHH - DBM

MBA by Adolfo Ibañez School of Management. He was part of the Executive Program at Singularity University and the PAD of the UDEP. BS in Marketing by Leonard N. Stern Business School - New York University.

John Trapani

Executive Director Goldring Institute Martin F. Schmidt President of International Business

Professor John M. Trapani III has been on Freeman's faculty for more than 26 years, and has taught economics for over 40 years. Beyond his extensive contributions to student learning in the classroom, his influence on Freeman extends to a vital administrative job as executive director of the Goldring Institute and the Martin F. Schmidt Chair of International Business.

Fernando Ponce León

Rector of the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador

He has specialized in political philosophy, ethics and theology. In 1991 he obtained his degree in Philosophy at the Universidad del Salvador (San Miguel, Province of Buenos Aires, Argentina). Later he traveled to the United States, where he obtained in 1995 his "Master of Divinity" in Weston Jesuit School of Theology (Cambridge, Massachusetts), today affiliated with Boston College. He continued his theological studies at Center Sèvres (Paris, France) and then obtained his PhD in Political Philosophy in 2003 at the University of Paris 10 (Nanterre, France).

Clara Rosselló

Director of Internationalization and Cooperation at CENTRUM PUCP

Master of Business Administration in General and Strategic Management, Maastricht School of Management, The Netherlands. Master in Strategic Business Administration.

Percy Marquina

Director General at CENTRUM PUCP

Doctor in Business Administration from the Maastricht School of Management, The Netherlands, Doctor of Strategic Business Administration, Pontifical Catholic University of Peru, Master of Philosophy from the Maastricht School of Management, The Netherlands, Master of Business Administration from the University of Pacific, Peru.

Juan Luis Mejía Arango

Rector of the EAFIT University

Lawyer of the Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana de Medellín. Since his appointment as director of the Pilot Public Library of Medellín, his life has been linked to education and culture. In 1982, he obtained a grant from the Inter-American Development Bank to carry out Cultural Projects Administration studies at the Getulio Vargas Foundation, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Upon his return to the country he was appointed director of the National Library of Colombia during the government of President Belisario Betancur Cuartas.

María Isabel León Klenke

President CONFIEP

CONFIEP is the National Confederation of Private Business Institutions. Degree in Education from the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, with a Master's in Social Management from the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru (PUCP). In addition, in this house of study he obtained a second specialization in Educational Policies and Regional Development.

Meinhard J. Gans

Chief Executive Officer ad interim at Maastricht School of Management.

Accountant of the University of Groningen / Institute of Public Accountants of Amsterdam (The Netherlands) and has an Msc in Accounting and Finance from the University of Groningen (The Netherlands). He has done consulting work in China, Tanzania, Zimbabwe and Kyrgyzstan. He specializes in project management and institutional advice, restructuring and privatization of companies, technical assistance, capacity building and institutional strengthening. Conference Management Control Systems.

Peter Mollgaard

Dean Maastricht University

Dean of the School of Economics and Business of the University of Maastricht with experience in the integration of renewable energies in the electric power system and in the research of regulation and competition policies. Former member of, among other things, the Board in Energinet and the Energy Commission appointed by the government.

Ximena Vega Amat y León

CEO and Founder of CLARIDAD Strategic Coaching