Lima Advisory Board


Lima Advisory Board

This board consists of insightful business leaders advising Global Chamber® Lima in our efforts to support international trade and businesses in the region.


Eduardo Scerpella  

Business Director at Asia Quality Inspectors

Eduardo Scerpella is the Business Director at Asia Quality Inspector in Peru and CEO/Chairman of Baltic Control Ltd. in Peru. He represents as well other organizations in this industry like the case of LMS Certifications. With a Financial Planning degree at ESAN “The Graduate School of Business Administration” and a PAD: Top Management Program at University of Piura - Peru, Eduardo has also been part of many private and public organization related to international trade. For example , he has been Investment Promotion Manager of the Peruvian Society of Foreign Trade, COMEXPERU,  Consultant of the Andean Development Corporation, Project Director, Formulation and Evaluation of Projects for the Peruvian Small and Medium Enterprise Inter-American Development Bank,  Advisor of the Canada - Peru Counterpart Fund, Advisor of the Small Enterprise Assistance Fund, Executive Director of the International Institute for Quality Promotion, President of the Committee for Services to the Foreign Trade of the Exporters Association of Peru and Director of the Exporters Association of Peru (ADEX), among many other positions.


Frances Mickelson  

Global Legacy & Insurance Strategy Advisor at Cornerstone Advisors International 

Frances Mickelson has served affluent families and individuals worldwide for nearly fifteen years.  She believes in the protection and preservation of wealth and business for future generations.  Clients with worldwide assets require special cross border considerations.  Frances assists clients and their trusted advisor team with educating them on the multi-national wealth transfer strategies that are available and providing funding solutions through the use of tax efficient life insurance.  Having come from a family-owned business herself, Frances is particularly passionate about successful business transitions and preparing the next generation for what they will receive. In her current role as the head of Cornerstone Advisors’ international practice, Frances’ primary focus is serving affluent individuals, families and business owners in the Latin American and Caribbean markets.  Frances speaks fluent Spanish and is of Colombian descent.  Her love, pride and passion for her family and culture motivated Frances to open this market and has given her the privilege of being of service to her international clients. She holds an International Business degree from Northern Illinois University. 


Cinthia Varela

CEO at Family Business Association (AEF) in Peru

Cinthia Varela is CEO at the Family Business Association in Peru and Professor at Universidad del Pacifico. She is also chairman of Human Resources Committee at OWIT Peru, Member of CADE Universitario Committee and Secretary at Beta Gamma Sigma Peru Alumni Chapter. MBA, Centrum Católica Business School (cum laude). She holds an International Master In Leadership, EADA Business School (Spain). Business Management Degree, Universidad del Pacífico. Cinthia is co-editor of the academic book “El gobierno corporativo en el Perú: reflexiones académicas para su aplicación” (Research Center, Universidad del Pacifico, 2009). She has more than 10 years of experience in entrepreneurship, human resources and management areas in retail, services and consultancy sector. Cinthia is currently enrolled in a Family Business Executive Education Program from the IE Business School.


Isabel Quevedo

Board Member at Grupo Coril Agente de Bolsa

Isabel Quevedo is member of the Board of Grupo Coril SAB since May 2017 and has been part of the member board of the Universidad ESAN since March 2016. She has been more than 30 years in successful managing positions at seven local Peruvian banks. A results driven person, capable to lead and motivate high impact team.  As part of her experience working at banks, she has been International Banking Officer, Wholesale Banking and International Investment Banking manager. Able to develop strategic business plan models in International Business, Corporate and SME´s relationship and capable to gain the trust of customers by interacting with people of all backgrounds. Isabel holds a MBA from the Pennsylvania State University and another MBA from ESAN Business School. In addition, she is an Industrial Engineer graduated from the University of Lima.  


César Peñaranda   

Investment Services Director at ProInversión

César Peñaranda holds a BA in Economics from the University of Lima, Peru and MA in Economics from the University of New York (NYU). In addition, he completed graduate studies in Economic Theory, Finance and Asset Management, and Mathematics for Economists at Harvard University. He is an expert in business development, asset management and business strategy. He has served as Director and Founding Partner of CPC Consultores, company dedicated to the development of projects and investment opportunities with foreign investors. Previously, he held positions on Strategic and Development at Credicorp Capital Chile, Credicorp Capital Peru and Banco de Credito del Peru. Internationally, he was Junior Vice-President of Deutsche Bank in Frankfurt and served as Associate and Attaché of the Global CEO of Asset Management of Deutsche Bank in New York, in charge of special projects and business development in Latin America.


Milagros Freitas 

Director of Alumni Network and the Labor Exchange at the Universidad del Pacífico

Milagros Freitas is the Director of the Alumni Network and the Labor Exchange of the Universidad del Pacífico (UPC). Over 30 years of experience in general management, commercial areas and market research in various sectors. Business Administrator at the Universidad del Pacífico with a degree in International Management at Harvard University and specialization in Consumer Psychology at the UPC.



Sergio Muñiz  

CEO & Partner at Baltar Consultores

Sergio Muñiz is the Chief Executive Officer and partner of BCA Peru, a consulting company with offices in Spain, Peru and Venezuela focused on creating value and sustainability for our clients. He is senior Executive with more than 25 years’ experience in Business Planning, Finance, and Administration in major multinational companies in USA, Europe and Peru. Expertise in developing strategies, implementing action plans and achieving results for start-up companies as well as established businesses. Experience in Mergers & Acquisitions and related financing. Leader in companies of diverse cultures and origins, restructuring organizations, processes and systems, using action oriented plans and negotiation skills to deliver business goals. Fluent in English and Spanish, working knowledge of French and Italian. Industrial Engineer and MBA.


Martín Aspíllaga 

Manager Director at Salkantay Partners

Martín Aspíllaga is a seasoned global Private Equity and Venture Capital professional. Entrepreneur, investor and manager with extensive functional expertise in strategy, corporate and entrepreneurial finance, mergers and acquisitions, disruptive innovation, business development, turnarounds and general management, with industry experience that comprises financial services, retail, service industries, education, healthcare, real estate and industry. Founder of Salkantay Partners. Previously worked at Enfoca, Bain, McKinsey, and SBS. Serves at Boards, performs as Panelist, Mentor, Instructor and Professor at various organizations and executive and graduate programs.