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Full Professor at Pacífico Business School and Professor of Management Sciences at the School of Business and Economics at Loughborough University (England). He has been Visiting Professor at IE Business School (Spain), University of St Gallen (Switzerland), and Radboud University (Netherlands). Ph.D. in Operations Research, London School of Economics and Political Science; M.Sc. in Operations Research, Lancaster University; MBA, Universidad del Pacífico; Civil Engineer, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú. A Decision analysis expert with over 20 years' experience as a consultant and researcher for organizations such as Bombardier, Whitbread, Network Rail, the World Health Organization, and the UK Departments of Defense and Environment, and Food and Rural Affairs, where he has directed projects of strategic planning, multi-organizational collaboration and biosafety analysis. His research program examines how human behavior affects, or is affected by, the use of decision tools and processes. His Managing Biosecurity Threats project received the 2017 Loughborough University Enterprise Award in the 'Impact from Research' category, and his research papers appear regularly published in prestigious academic journals such as the European Journal of Operational Research, Group Decision and Negotiation, and Risk Analysis.


Doctor of Philosophy, The London School of Economics and Political Science

31 Aug 2005

Master of Science in Operational Research, Lancaster University

1 Dec 1997

Magíster en Administración, Universidad del Pacífico

14 Aug 1996

Ingeniero Civil, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú

27 Aug 1991

Bachiller en Ciencias con mención en Ingeniería Civil, Pontifica Universidad Católica del Perú

20 Mar 1990

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Researching Topics

  • Use and impact of decision models
  • Decision practices and processes
  • Facilitation and team management

Teaching Topics

  • Leadership for decision making
  • Research on operations
  • Analysis for decision making
  • Quantitive methods for decision making


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