MBA

Academic Staff

Eduardo del Solar
Director of the Master of Business Administration Program

He holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the Insper
Instituto de Ensino e Pesquisa (São Paulo, Brazil). He also holds a
Master of Business Administration degree from the Université du Québec à
Montréal (Canada). He pursued graduate studies in Finance at the ESAN
University, and is an industrial engineer from the University of Lima.
He is the director of the Master’s Program in Projects and Operations
Management at the University of Lima. He is an operations leader with
over 25 years of experience as a general manager and director in supply
chain, project management, strategic planning and management.

Luis Alberto Arias
He holds a master’s degree in Economics from the London School of Economics and a professional title in Economics from the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru. He has been the general manager of Inde Consultores, vice-minister of Finance and national superintendent of the Tax Administration of the Municipality of Lima. Currently, he is the president of Banco de la Nación.

Jorge Aurich
He holds an MBA degree from the University of Piura and the IESE Business School. He is an expert in Positive Psychology from the Chilean Institute of Positive Psychology, and a coach certified by Jamming - International Coaching Community (ICC). He is an economist from the Pedro Ruiz Gallo National University. He is an exclusive representative from Happy Brain Science (United States of America). He has over 18 years of management experience in the development of commercial intelligence, market research, strategy formulation, marketing plans, and product innovation and launch. He is a professor of master’s programs and undergraduate programs in renowned national institutions.

Fabián Bueno
He holds a master’s degree in Commercial Management and Marketing from the ESIC Business & Marketing School (Spain). He graduated from the Industrial Engineering Undergraduate Program at the University of Lima and the Master’s Program in Higher Education at the Cayetano Heredia University. Moreover, he has a graduate diploma in Gamification from the IEBS (Spain). He is an independent consultant with 15 years of experience in marketing and sales in global and local enterprises in the areas of technology and mass consumption. He has experience in trade agreements in Peru, Mexico, Colombia, Chile, Ecuador, Bolivia, United States of America, Spain, France and China. He has been a professor of graduate programs for 10 years in various business schools, international lecturer and columnist in sectorial magazines. He has won innovation prizes in the food industry.

Jesús Calderón
He holds a master’s degree in Finance from the ESAN University. He has a diploma in Banking, Risk and Microfinance; Corporate Finance; and Investment Banking from the ESAN University. He is a Certified Risk Analyst (CRA) from the American Academy of Financial Management (AAFM). He is an economist from the National University of Callao, with an extensive experience in the financial system, and specialization in the areas of credit, finance and risk.

Marimé Carbonell
She holds an Executive MBA degree from the INCAE Business School and the Adolfo Ibáñez University. She is a business administrator from the University of the Pacific. She has worked for Belcorp as a marketing manager in Peru and Colombia, and as a general manager in Guatemala and Costa Rica. Currently, she works as a consultant in strategic planning and business strategy.

Edmundo Casavilca
He is completing a Doctoral Program in Accounting and Financial Sciences at the San Martín de Porres University. He holds a master’s degree in Administration from the University of Quebec (Canada), and a master’s degree in Economics with a major in Finance from the National University of San Marcos. He has over 30 years of professional experience in the cost and finance area of industrial, commercial and service companies. He is a consultant and adviser of companies with problems related to costs, operational management, and other economic and financial affairs.

Luis Chang
He holds a DBA degree from the Maastricht School of Management (The Netherlands). He has previously worked as vice president of SOS Children’s Villages of Peru (Aldeas Infantiles SOS Perú) and national vice president of the Peruvian Economist Association. Moreover, he was a congressman of the Republic of Peru from 1995 to 2001. Currently, he works as a manager in national enterprises and conducts business consultancy.

Astrid Cornejo
She holds an MBA degree in Sustainable Management from the Leuphana University of Lüneburg (Germany). She completed the Prince of Wales’s Business & Sustainability Programme of the University of Cambridge (United Kingdom). She has a professional title in Biology from the Ricardo Palma University. She held the position of institutional relations manager of Perú 2021. Currently, she works as a businesswoman and general manager of AC Sostenibilidad.

Giovannie Escribens
He holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of the Pacific. He has pursued graduate studies in Competency-Based Human Resources Management at the University of Lima, and holds a professional title in Economics from the University of Lima. He has been manager of human resources at Holding Alimentos. Currently, he is manager of human resources at Quimpac.

Richard Fernández
He holds a master’s degree in Applied Statistics from the National Agrarian University – La Molina, a master’s degree in Marketing Management and Commercial Management from the Peruvian University of Applied Sciences, and a master’s degree in Marketing Management and Commercial Management from the School of Industrial Organization (EOI) in Spain. He is a statistical engineer from the National Engineering University. He has over seven years of experience in performing analytical models throughout the entire life cycle of the client in the banking, retail and tax sectors. He has been a deputy manager of business alliances at Banco de Crédito del Perú, and a business analytics specialist at Banco Financiero and Banco Falabella. He is the founder of Bastrat Consulting. Currently, he works as a data scientist at Grupo El Comercio.

Fernando García-Rada
He is a doctoral candidate in Economics at the Johannes Kepler University Linz (Austria). He holds an MBA degree from the University of Quebec (Canada). He holds an Executive MBA degree from the San Ignacio of Loyola University and the California State University, Fullerton (United States of America). Currently, he is the director of the Training and Development Institute of Small and Micro Enterprises.

Juan Manuel Garfias
He is a doctoral candidate in Family Enterprises and Entrepreneurs at the Nebrija University (Spain), and holds a master’s degree in Sciences and Agricultural Productivity from the Tecnológico de Monterrey (Mexico). He has held positions related to knowledge management and entrepreneurship in oil, banking and manufacturing industries, and in universities and NGOs. Currently, he is an academic director of Bizlac and general manager of Significant Consultores.

Roberto León
He is an expert in corporate control and governance (audit, risk management, compliance and control), independent auditor and chartered accountant. He has international certifications in internal audit (CIA), risk assurance (CRMA), compliance management (ISO 19600), anti-bribery management system (ISO 37001), etc. He is a technical member of local and international recognized professional associations. He has over 19 years of experience in different sectors such as health, oil and gas, electrical generation and transmission, fish meal production, mining, agriculture, telecommunications, retail trade and banking. Currently, he is chief audit executive (CAE) at Rímac Seguros

Jorge Peralta
He holds a doctoral degree in Management Sciences from the National Autonomous University of Mexico and an MBA degree from the IPADE Business School (Mexico). He has a certificate in Design Thinking from the Politecnico di Milano (Italy) and the IESDE School of Management (Mexico). He is a civil engineer from the La Salle University (Mexico). He is the founder of Idearia Lab, an innovation agency. He is a member of the board of directors in enterprises from different sectors and the driving force of the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Mexico.

Jorge Postigo
He holds an MBA degree from INSEAD (France) and is an industrial engineer from the University of Lima. He has been manager of the Strategy Area at Credicorp. He is a founding partner and manager of Optima Energía, a consulting firm specialized in energy efficiency.

Eduardo Quintanilla
He holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the EGADE Business School (Mexico). He holds a professional title in Civil Engineering from the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru. He was the brand and digital strategy manager at Banco de Crédito del Perú, and Cusqueña brand manager at Unión de Cervecerías Peruanas Backus y Johnston. Currently, he is the marketing and trade marketing manager at Campari Group.

Antonio Ramos
He holds an MBA degree from the IPADE Business School (Mexico). He is an industrial engineer from the Panamerican University (Mexico). He has been the business manager at Herramientas Hecort. Currently, he works as an independent consultant at Business Talent Group.

José Solís
He holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Piura, and a professional title in Accounting from the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru. He previously worked as administration and finance manager at Industrias Nettalco and led the implementation of the Centralized Treasury at Belcorp. He works as administration and finance manager at Viajes Pacífico.

Ricardo Torres
He is completing a Doctoral Program in Anthropology at the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru. He holds an MBA degree from the Autonomous University of Barcelona (Spain) and the University of Lima. He has been the general manager of Inversiones Ancona, leader of the Employer Solutions division of Grant Thornton Perú, and independent contractor of the Center for Creative Leadership (United States of America). He is a consultant, lecturer and trainer of managerial skills in graduate schools and recognized enterprises in connection with issues such as storytelling, design thinking, business model, leadership, critical thinking, etc. He is the founder and general manager of Proeq Lab, an agency of innovation, soft skills and commercial development.

Lizardo Vargas
He holds a doctoral degree in Communication from the University of Navarra (Spain), and is a visiting researcher of the Doctoral Program at the Northwestern University (United States of America). Moreover, he has post-doctoral studies in Psychology from the Staffordshire University (Great Britain). Currently, he is a research coordinator and professor at the Graduate School of the University of Lima. He has published different research articles on consumer psychology and marketing communications in a number of scientific journals, as well as the books called Publicidad en mercados saturados (Advertising in Saturated Markets) and Marcas & mentes (Brands & Minds).

Pedro Villegas
He holds a master’s degree in Finance and a professional title in Economics from the University of the Pacific. He has over 12 years of professional experience in corporate finance in the areas of enterprise valuation, mergers and acquisitions, and financial modeling.

Julio Yzaguirre
He holds an executive master’s degree in Strategy and Innovation from the MIT Sloan School of Management. He holds an MBA degree from the Freeman School of Business at the Tulane University (United States of America). He is a certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt. He has been a regional manager of Engineering and Digital Transformation Projects at Cimacom and systems manager at Grupo Graña y Montero. Currently, he is manager of information technology and processes at Tasa.