Our Team

Enfoca is a full-fledged platform of over 30 investment professionals, portfolio company managers, board members and senior advisors, with strong expertise in investment management and financial advisory with cumulative experience of over 200 years within the team. Enfoca’s team includes former C-level executives of public and private companies, accomplished private equity professionals, forward and strategic-thinking individuals with global experience, and former corporate lawyers and bankers from leading global firms.

Directors and Investment Committee

Jesús Zamora

Mr. Zamora is the Co-Founder and CEO at Enfoca. He has more than 34 years of experience and has previously held various senior executive positions in banking and asset management, including Banco de Crédito del Perú, BEA Associates and Salomon Brothers Inc. Mr. Zamora earned an MBA from Columbia Business School and a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, from which he graduated magna cum laude.

Directors and Investment Committee

Jorge Basadre

Mr. Basadre is a Co-Founder and partner at Enfoca. He has more than 27 years of professional experience in investing and business transformations. Prior to Enfoca, he worked in management consulting at Booz & Co., and in banking at Banco de Crédito del Perú. Mr. Basadre earned an MBA from Harvard Business School and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Universidad del Pacífico in Lima, from which he graduated as a Robert Maes Scholar.

Directors and Investment Committee

Jorge Kuryla

Mr. Kuryla joined Enfoca in 2019. He has more than 30 years of experience and is a board member of Corporación Sapia S.A., Layconsa S.A., Agrícola Pampa Baja S.A., Pisopak S.A. and Angel Ventures Perú S.A.C. Previously, he also served as Managing Director at Altra Investments Inc., Adjunct CEO at Cementos Pacasmayo S.A., CEO at Textil San Cristóbal S.A. and Associate Principal at McKinsey & Co. Mr. Kuryla earned an MBA from the Wharton School, a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from Lehigh University and a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Miami.

Directors and Investment Committee

Miguel Aramburú

Mr. Aramburú joined Enfoca in 2011. He has more than 30 years of experience and in addition to being a board member of several of Enfoca’s portfolio companies, he is also a board member of Andino Investment Holding S.A., Neptunia S.A., Stracon GyM S.A., Minsur S.A., Fenix Power S.A., and El Comercio S.A. Previously, he also served as CEO of Hochschild Mining Plc. Mr. Aramburú earned an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú in Lima.

Directors and Investment Committee

Andrew Soussloff

Mr. Soussloff joined Enfoca in 2014. He has more than 40 years of experience and is a retired partner of Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, where he practiced corporate and financial law for more than 30 years and served as co-managing partner of the firm’s global corporate practice. He is a member of the board of trustees and Vice-Chairman of The Hill School (Pottstown, Pennsylvania), board president of Park and 76th Street Inc., former trustee of The Brearley School in New York City, former trustee of The Museum of American Finance, former Chairman of the Securities Law Committee, Chairman of the Capital Markets Forum and elected member of the Legal Practice Division Council of the International Bar Association. Mr. Soussloff earned a JD from the University of Pennsylvania Law School and master’s and bachelor’s degrees in history from the University of Pennsylvania.

Directors and Investment Committee

John Wilton

Mr. Wilton joined Enfoca in 2014. He has more than 35 years of experience and is currently the Deputy President for Administration and Finance at the National University of Singapore. Previously, he served as Senior Advisor to McKinsey & Co., Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance at the University of California, Berkeley (where he was responsible for managing Berkeley’s overall financial business plan), Managing Director and Director of International Research at Farallon Capital Management LLC, Advisor to Hellman & Friedman LLC, and Vice President for Strategy, Finance and Risk management and CFO at the World Bank, where he held other senior positions during a 23-year tenure. Mr. Wilton earned a master’s degree in economics and a bachelor’s degree in economics and statistics from Sussex University.

Senior Advisors

Richard Lyons

Mr. Lyons joined Enfoca in 2020. He has more than 35 years of experience and is currently the Chief Innovation and Entrepreneurship Officer for the University of California, Berkeley, where he holds the William & Janet Cronk Chair in Innovative Leadership and is also a Professor of Economics and Finance at UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business. At UC Berkeley, Mr. Lyons oversees development of a campus-wide ecosystem for innovation and entrepreneurship, including patenting and technology licensing. Previously, Mr. Lyons served as Dean at Haas School of Business (where he led a sweeping culture initiative that drove the school’s historic strengths more deeply into admissions and other critical processes), Chief Learning Officer at Goldman Sachs, Professor of Economics at Columbia Business School, and is also a board member of Matthews Asia Funds and Syntax Funds LLC. Mr. Lyons earned a PhD in economics from MIT and a bachelor’s degree in finance from UC Berkeley.

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Leonardo Bacherer

Mr. Bacherer is Managing Director at Enfoca, which he joined in 2015 as a result of the sale of Maestro (a former portfolio company), after serving as CEO since 2010 and deputy CEO and CFO since 2007. He has more than 20 years of experience, having held several senior executive positions at Ripley S.A. and Banco de Crédito del Perú. Mr. Bacherer earned an MBA from the Rotterdam School of Management, an AMP from the Wharton School and a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from the Military School of Engineering in La Paz, Bolivia.

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Roberto Leigh

Mr. Leigh is Head of Investments at Enfoca, which he joined in 2018. He has more than 20 years of experience, having served as Director of Business Development at Inkia Energy, CEO of Summa SAFI, and Vice President in the Energy & Power team at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in London. Mr. Leigh earned an MBA with a concentration in finance and entrepreneurship from London Business School and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Universidad del Pacífico in Lima.

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Juan Pablo Olivares

Mr. Olivares is Senior Investment Officer at Enfoca, which he joined in 2018. He has more than 20 years of experience and prior to his current role he served as CEO at Latina, and as Corporate CFO of Grupo Celima, both portfolio companies. Previously, he has held different C-suite positions in multinational companies including CFO & Vice President of Commercial Strategy at LATAM Airlines, CFO at CHR Hansen, among others. Mr. Olivares earned a master’s in finance from Escuela de Organizacion Industrial in Madrid, an AMP in general management from PAD at Universidad de Piura, an AMP in business administration from ESAN in Lima and a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from Universidad de Lima.

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Arturo Núnez

Mr. Núñez is Senior Investment officer at Enfoca, which he joined in 2012. Prior to his current role he served as CEO at Auna, a portfolio company, and previously held positions as CEO of Banco Capital, a Credicorp Ltd. subsidiary in El Salvador, and CEO of Banco Cuscatlán, a leading financial services company in Central America acquired by Citicorp in 2006. He also served as Vice President of the Banking Association of El Salvador, and more recently as CEO and member of the board of directors of Banco Ripley Perú. Mr. Núñez earned an MBA from ESAN in Lima and a bachelor’s degree in law from Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú in Lima.

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Maria Teresa Bergna

Mrs. Bergna is Investment Officer at Enfoca and Chief of Business Development at Inversiones Educa, a portfolio company where she previously served as CFO. She rejoined Enfoca in 2016 after having worked there between 2008 – 2009 and has more than 14 years of experience, having served as Senior Manager at A.T. Kearney Madrid, focusing on strategy and sale processes in the retail industry, and as Analyst at IBM Perú. Mrs. Bergna earned an MBA from the Wharton School, a master’s in finance from Universidad del Pacífico in Lima and a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from Universidad de Lima.

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Steven Lavado

Mr. Lavado is Chief Innovation Officer and Investment Officer at Enfoca, which he joined in 2019. He has more than 11 years of experience leading transformation and innovation processes in different industries. Previously, he served as Head of Customer Experience Strategy at Rímac Seguros, and as Founder and Head of the Digital Innovation and Advanced Analytics Center at Inretail Pharma (a subsidiary of Intercorp). Mr. Lavado earned an AMP from the MIT Sloan School of Management and a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú in Lima.

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Bruno Alberti

Mr. Alberti is Investment Officer and Head of Investor Relations at Enfoca, which he rejoined in 2018 after having worked there between 2009 – 2012. He has more than 13 years of experience, having served as Vice President at Credicorp Capital’s M&A team, Project Manager at Credicorp Ltd.’s Strategy & Corporate Development team, and both Associate and Analyst at J.P. Morgan’s Latin America M&A team in New York. Mr. Alberti earned an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business and a bachelor’s degree in economics from Harvard University, from which he graduated cum laude.

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Lorenzo Massart

Mr. Massart is head of SPACs at Enfoca, which he joined in 2021. He has more than 25 years of experience in investment banking and strategic consulting in Latin America and the U.S. Prior to joining Enfoca, Mr. Massart spent more than two decades in investment banking, holding a variety of senior positions at Citigroup, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley and SCBC Warburg Dillon Read. Prior to that, Mr. Massart worked as a management consultant at McKinsey & Company in Mexico and New York. He started his career with Arthur Andersen. Mr. Massart earned an MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a B.S. and M.S. in Business and Economics from the Hautes Etudes Commerciales (HEC) of the University of Lausanne.

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Marco Monterrubio

Mr. Monterrubio is Vice President at Enfoca, which he joined in 2019. Previously, he spent five years at Santander and BBVA in Mexico City advising in M&A and capital raising transactions across Spanish-speaking Latin America, throughout his career Marco has completed numerous transactions with a cumulative value in excess of US$ 8 Bn Mr. Monterrubio earned a master’s in finance from London Business School, a specialization in business from McGill University in and a bachelor’s degree in economics and management from University of Montreal & HEC Montreal.

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Johan Cubillas

Mr. Cubillas is Senior Associate at Enfoca and CFO at Inversiones Educa. He rejoined Enfoca in 2018 after having worked there between 2009 – 2011. He has more than 13 years of experience, having served as both Head of Corporate Planning and Business Developer Associate at Auna, a portfolio company. Mr. Cubillas earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from Universidad del Pacífico in Lima.

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Edgardo Cavalié

Mr. Cavalié is Chief Legal Officer at Enfoca, which he joined in 2009. He has more than 22 years of experience, having served as Senior Associate at White & Case LLP, and as an Associate at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in New York, where he practiced corporate law for 8 years, focusing on U.S. and cross-border mergers and acquisitions and private equity transactions. Mr. Cavalié earned a JD and LLM from Columbia Law School and a bachelor’s degree in law from Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú in Lima.

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Rafael Rivas

Mr. Rivas is Chief Financial Officer at Enfoca, which he joined in 2014. He has more than 25 years of experience, having served as Corporate CFO of Grupo Celima and having held several other senior executive positions in retail and financial companies. Mr. Rivas earned an MBA and an AMP in corporate finance both from PAD at Universidad de Piura in Lima and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Universidad Ricardo Palma in Lima.

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Úrsula Cedrón

Mrs. Cedrón is Associate General Counsel at Enfoca, which she joined in 2018. Previously, she served as Lawyer at Estudio Grau, and as Senior Legal Advisor at Grupo Sandoval. Mrs. Cedrón earned a master’s in business legal consultancy from IE in Madrid and a bachelor’s degree in law from Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas in Lima.

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Jorge Carhuanina

Mr. Carhuanina is General Accountant at Enfoca which he joined in 2016. He has more than 15 years of experience on IFRS, Finance, Taxes, Budget and control processes. Previously worked in GCZ Energy focusing on renewable energy and mining industry. Mr. Carhuanina earned an International MBA from EADA Business School Barcelona and Licentiate degree in Accounting and Finance from Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos in Lima.

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Ethealy Chumbimune

Mrs. Chumbimune is Risk & Internal Audit Executive at Enfoca, which she joined in 2020. Previously, she served as Senior Advisor at Ernst & Young. Mrs. Chumbimune earned an AMP in corporate compliance from Universidad del Pacífico and a bachelor’s degree in law from Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola, which she graduated as summa cum laude.

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Andrés Lucioni

Joined Enfoca in 2016. Previously worked in the Real Estate Fund of Faro Capital SAFI and in UTEC Ventures, a start-up accelerator. Degree in Economics from Universidad del Pacífico.

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Sebastian Dávalos

Joined Enfoca in 2016. Previously worked in Corporate Banking at Santander. Degree in Business from Universidad del Pacífico.

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José Cuentas

Mr. Cuentas joined Enfoca in 2019. Previously, he worked at CAPIA, a local M&A firm, and at the International Finance Corporation (IFC). Mr. Cuentas earned a dual bachelor’s degree in Economics from Universidad del Pacífico in Lima and University of London (LSE).

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Juan Raunelli

Joined Enfoca in 2018. Previously worked as an intern in Cash Promotion CIB at BBVA Continental Perú and at VVVM Consulting, a public private partnership consultant. Currently studying Economics at Universidad del Pacífico.

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Francisco Velaochaga

Mr. Velaochaga joined Enfoca in 2019. Previously, he worked at AC Capitales’ Real Estate Fund. Mr. Velaochaga earned a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from Universidad de Lima.

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María José Luna

Ms. Luna joined Enfoca in 2019. Previously, she worked at Cementos Pacasmayo’s Financial Planning team. Ms. Luna earned a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from Universidad de Lima.

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Gabriel Escalante

Mr. Escalante joined Enfoca in 2019. Previously, he worked at Alicorp’s Corporate Strategy Team and at Adfly, a local start-up. Mr. Escalante earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Universidad del Pacífico in Lima.

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Carlos Vasconcellos

Joined Enfoca in 2014 and is responsible of legal analysis related to portfolio companies and investments, as well as Enfoca funds regulatory matters. Previously associate at De Bracamonte, Haaker, Castellares Abogados and at Grau Abogados, focused on corporate advice and transactions. Law degree from Universidad de Lima.

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Diego Álvarez

Joined Enfoca in 2014 and is responsible of legal analysis related to portfolio companies and investments, as well as Enfoca funds regulatory matters. Previously worked as an associate at Grau Abogados, focused on mergers and acquisitions and civil and corporate law. Law degree from Universidad de Lima.

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Gladys Malpartida

Joined Enfoca in 2016. Previously worked at UPC focusing on education sector and advisory services. Licentiate degree, Accounting and Finance from UNMSM.

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Patricia Siles

Joined Enfoca in 2017. Previously worked as Claims Officer at Istmo Reinsurance Company and as Administrative and Accounting Assistant at Mapfre Group. Licentiate degree, Hotel Management from Cenfotur.

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Miguel Nava

Joined Enfoca in 2016. Previously worked as Technical EDP in Epictrim. Graduated in Systems Engineering from Universidad Tecnológica del Perú.

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Cecilia Peralta

Joined Enfoca in 2006. Previously worked in Banco Latino as Business Promotion Projects assistant. Currently works with Jorge Basadre, Leonardo Bacherer and Maria Teresa Bergna.

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Mónica Llanos

Assistant to the Chairman of Enfoca since 2008. Previously worked at Banco de Crédito as Capital Markets Assistant and as Assistant at the Human Resources department of Banco de Crédito.

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Diana Calderon

Joined Enfoca in 2009. Previously worked in Proagua-GIZ. Degree in Literature from Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos.

“Our team is our best investment"