Academic Authorities

Academic Authorities


Ramiro Salas Bravo


Dr. Salas was named president of this university in 2014. Previously, he held the positions of dean of International Development and vice president of International Relations.

He has also held the positions of Peru’s vice minister of tourism; commercial attaché at the Peruvian Embassy in Germany; commercial manager for Southern Europe, the Middle East and Scandinavia at Avianca; and director of the Tourism Promotion Fund (FOPTUR) offices in Milan (Italy) and Frankfurt (Germany), among others.

He holds a doctoral degree in Education from Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola, a master’s degree in Architecture from Hochschulefûr Bildendeund Angewandte Kunst in Berlín, Germany, and a degree in Architecture from Universidad Nacional de San Antonio Abad in Cusco.



Carlos Mejía Bejarano
Vice president of Academic Affairs

Dr. Mejía has over twenty years of professional experience. He has held managerial positions at prestigious companies such as Los Portales, Delosi S.A. and Bembos, and has taught at universities for 10 years, serving on the dissertation committees of important universities. He has been a faculty member of the Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola International Business School.

He holds a doctoral degree in Business Administration, specializing in Strategic Management; a master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) from Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola; and a degree in Economics from Universidad San Martín de Porres.



Ana María Muñoz Jáuregui
Vice president of Research

Dr. Muñoz has extensive experience in teaching and research in food and nutrition. She has taught undergraduate and graduate courses at different universities.

She has published scientific articles and nutrition studies in journals and has been a speaker at important events in her field. She was a semifinalist for the Kellogg Prize at the 14th Latin American Congress on Nutrition in Florianopolis (Brazil, 2006). She has also won six national research competitions.

She has a doctoral degree in Pharmacy and Biochemistry from Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos (UNMSM), a master’s degree in Biochemistry and Nutrition from Universidad de San Martín de Porres, and an undergraduate degree in Pharmacy and Biochemistry from UNMSM.


Sandra Zubieta Zamudio
Dean of the College of Hospitality Management, Tourism Administration and Gastronomy

Ms. Zubieta has worked for international hotel chains such as Holiday Inn, Westin and Sheraton, as well as companies in the food and beverage industry, specializing in the customer service and front office areas. She has over 10 years of experience teaching courses such as Lodging Management, Front Office Management and Revenue Management.

In addition, she has obtained CHE (Certified Hospitality Educator) certification from the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute in the USA, and has taken hospitality courses at Cornell University. For over 5 years, she has been the academic coordinator of the USIL Hospitality Management program.

She has master’s degrees in Hospitality Management from Universidad a Distancia de Madrid (Spain) and Business Administration from the Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola International Business School, as well as a degree in Hospitality Management from Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara (Mexico).



Carlos Enrique Guzmán García
Dean of the College of Architecture (i)

Mr. Guzmán has extensive experience in architectural projects, planning and teaching, having taught at universities in Peru and abroad. He has been a guest lecturer at Universidad Politécnica de Cataluña, Universidad de Barcelona and Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona. He is also the author of a number of books, publications and articles on architecture and urban planning.

He has an undergraduate degree in Architecture from Universidad Nacional de Ingeniería and master’s degrees in Urban and Regional Planning from Universidad Nacional de Ingeniería, and in Renewable Energy Techniques in Engineering, Architecture and Agriculture from Universidad Internacional de Andalucía (Spain). Currently, he is a candidate for a doctoral degree from Universidad Politécnica de Cataluña (Spain).



Martín Santiváñez Vivanco
Dean of the College of Law

Previously, he has held the positions of assistant director of the Garrigues Chair in Global Law and visiting fellow at the Center for Transatlantic Relations at Johns Hopkins University. He has been a consultant to autonomous communities and regional governments in Spain and Latin America. He is the author of publications in different specialized media on law, as well as the recipient of different awards and honors in Peru and Spain. He is also a columnist for international newspapers such as El Mundo (Spain), El Nuevo Herald (USA), La Nación (Costa Rica), and El Tiempo (Colombia).

He holds a doctor of law from Universidad de Navarra (Spain) and a law degree from Universidad de Lima. Corresponding member of Spain’s Real Academia de Ciencias Morales y Políticas (Royal Academy of Moral and Political Sciences) for Peru and numerary member of the Academia Peruana de Ciencias Políticas (Peruvian Academy of Political Science). Academic of the Academia Internacional de Juristas para la Integración Americana (International Academy of Jurists for American Integration).



Gustavo Salas Guerrero
Dean of the College of Business

He has over 25 years of professional experience in integral management with a high commercial component. He has held executive positions in top-level transnational companies. In the education sector, he has been academic director of the Administration and Marketing Program at Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas (UPC), also, he has taught courses in Marketing and Sales.

Executive Master of Business Administration from Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola. Licentiate Degree in Administration from Universidad de Lima and Bachelor in Administrative Sciences from the same university. Teaching Diploma from UPC.



Gustavo Kato Ishizawa
Dean of the College of Engineering

Educator, researcher and inventor with extensive experience in university administration. At Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, he held different academic and administrative positions. He has been a speaker at scientific conferences held in Japan, Germany, South Korea and Peru. In the year 2000, he was awarded a Monbukagakusho scholarship by the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology. He has been a member of the Robotics Society of Japan since 2003.

He holds a doctoral degree in Engineering (PhD), a master’s degree in Engineering from Gunma University (Japan), and a bachelor of science degree with a major in Electronic Engineering from Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú.



Norma Reategui Colareta
Dean of the College of Humanities

Dr. Reátegui has been a consultant to institutions such as the OAS, UNICEF, the World Bank, IDB, GTZ and IDA. She has taught at universities in Peru and abroad, and is the author of articles published locally and internationally. She has received honors from important institutions, among which is the Orden Cayetano Heredia en el Grado de Gran Oficial from Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia (2001).

She has a doctorate and a master’s degree in Science, specializing in Psychology, from Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia. She did her undergraduate studies at Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in Humanities and a professional title in Psychology. She did graduate studies at Florida State University (USA), where she obtained a certificate in Instructional Design. In addition, she did an internship in Cognitive Development at Radboud University Nijmegen (Netherlands).



Liliana Sarria Hernández
Dean of the College of Education

Ms. Sarria has extensive experience in academic administration and has run the Pesca Perú - Banco de la Nación center for early childhood education. In addition, she has participated in the development of training programs on intercultural bilingual education at the national level. She has worked for Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola for over 16 years, holding different positions in the College of Education.

She has a master’s degree in Education, specializing in University Teaching and Research, from Universidad de San Martín de Porres, and an undergraduate degree in Early Childhood Education from Universidad Femenina del Sagrado Corazón (UNIFE).