Born in Lima - Perú, he traveled to California when he was only 16 years old to pursue an economics degree at Pepperdine University; already with the title of economist he returned to Perú to work at the Arab Latin American Bank (Arlabank), while pursuing a postgraduate in finance at ESAN.
Two years later, through a grant from the Pan American Fund of the Organization of American States (OAS), he studied a Master's Degree in Business Administration and Management at the Arthur D. Little Management Education Institute in Boston, before returning to Perú to work in the Financial Control and Treasury area of Citibank.
After his experience in Citibank, he founded Peruval SAB, the first stockbroker in Perú with an international standard and which played a leading role in the 90s. Peruval SAB was, in terms of volumes traded, the most important broker intermediary between the years 1990-2000 in Perú.
He also studied a postgraduate degree at the School of Management (PAD) of the University of Piura in Lima and the Postgraduate Program in Advanced Management at the Harvard Business School of Harvard University in Boston.
He has also published several books and is a Founding Partner and Chairman of the Board of the largest private tourism and rail companies in Perú, such as: Perú Belmond Hotels, Perú Rail and Ferrocarril Transandino.
He is also dedicated to the support of youth entrepreneurship in companies of technological innovation, social inclusion, among others.