1991 …2021

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Professional profile

Director of the School of Public Management of Universidad del Pacífico. Likewise, she works as a Full Professor ascribed to the Department of Economics and a Researcher in the same house of studies. Master of Science in Agricultural Economics at Iowa State University, United States, with specialization studies in environmental issues at international educational institutions such as the Harvard Institute of International Development, INCAE, the World Bank Institute and Wageningen University. She was Director of Universidad del Pacífico Research Center and is a Full Professor in courses of Intermediate and Advanced Microeconomics and Economics of Natural Resources and Environment. She has developed various research on production economics, forestry, fisheries and aquaculture, climate change and circular economy for national and international organizations. In addition, she has experience in capacity building for local governments and social organizations in comprehensive environmental assessments in Peru and in other countries of the Andean region. In the field of public administration, she has been Minister of the Environment (2016-2018) and Vice Minister of Fisheries of the Ministry of Production (2009-2010). In addition, she has developed work as an Advisor for the Ministerial Office of the Ministry of Agriculture and the Ministry of Economy and Finance. She has also integrated various technical support committees for public sector institutions such as the Ministry of the Environment, COFIDE, SENACE, among others and has been a member. Currently, she is a member of the National Institute for the Defense of Free Competition and the Protection of Intellectual Property (INDECOPI)Consumer Protection Commission No. 3. She is currently a representative of the academy in the Open Government Multistakeholder Forum of the PCM.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action


Licenciada en Economía, Universidad del Pacífico

20 Mar 2012

Bachiller en Economía, Universidad del Pacífico

23 Nov 2005

Master of Science in Agricultural Economics, Iowa State University

22 Dec 1999

Concytec Score

  • Level VII

Researching Topics

  • Economic policy
  • Environmental economics
  • Microeconomics
  • Economic history
  • Mining and industries
  • Business strategy
  • Ethics and social responsibility
  • Social policies
  • Legislation
  • Public Policies
  • Public Management
  • Water Security
  • Circular Economy
  • Environmental Policy
  • Fisheries Policy

Teaching Topics

  • Microeconomics
  • Natural resources
  • Environmental economics


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