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Ricardo Aguirre

(Peru) Business Consultant and Managing Partner at PUERTAS, UWC Atlantic College Graduate.
Ricardo has a long history with the UWC Movement, from being a graduate of UWC Atlantic College, a past member of the UWC International Board, and the UWC National Committee of Peru. Ricardo is a long-standing member of the UWC Board of Trustees and is now serving on the UWC Costa Rica Executive Board as an Advisor and member of the Finance Committee. Ricardo is chair of the LATAC Capital Campaign for UWC Costa Rica. His son is also an alum from Atlantic College, and his daughter has attended two short courses, one at the UWC in Vancouver and one in Wales.

His diverse business interests are based in Peru, Costa Rica, and Spain. He is a Business Consultant and a Managing Partner at ALCANCE, Asesorías Empresariales in Peru and, recently, Costa Rica. His scope of business includes consulting in areas of Investment, Real Estate, Valuations, Negotiations, and Commercial and professional support to companies in Peru, Costa Rica, and Spain. Ricardo is a private investor in various industrial companies in Peru and Latin America and a member of multiple Private Boards and Investment Funds ́ Credit Committees. He also served as the Honorary Consul of the Republic of Seychelles in Peru.  

Ricardo received his BS in Economics and Social Sciences from the University of East Anglia (United Kingdom) and an MBA degree from I.E.S.E -University of Navarra (Spain).
From the southeast corner of the Catholic Church, 400 meters north
San José, Santa Ana 10901
Phone: (+506) 2282 5609
Email: info@uwccostarica.org
United World College Costa Rica is a non-profit foundation offering a two-year residential pre-university program focused on experiential learning. Our mission is to educate a diverse group of people to become happy, healthy and committed individuals, capable through their leadership and engagement, of fostering positive change in their communities in order to contribute to achieving a more sustainable and peaceful world.