about-sierra

Alberto Beek , , , Adviser

Alberto Beeck is an investor and entrepreneur who combines his time between different businesses and social impact activities in the education sector. He is Managing Partner of Cranley Investments Holdings, Managing Partner of VH Properties, and Chairman of Lumni (a company that invests in human capital) and of Sin Limites (a company that promotes the work of social leaders through media). Mr. Beeck also serves on the boards of Virgin Hotels, Largo Resources Ltd., Industria Works, DB Andean Towers, WE Family Offices Holdings, and Endeavor Miami. He is a member of the board of trustees of Georgetown University, founder and chairman of Georgetown’s Beeck Center for Social Impact and Innovation, and founder and former chairman of Georgetown’s Latin American Board. Mr. Beeck is a member of the Group of 50 and of the Young Presidents Organization. Until 2008, Alberto was president of Cementos Pacasmayo, a Peruvian cement production and distribution company, and executive director of Hochschild Mining Plc., a UK-listed precious metals company, with activities in several countries in Latin America and Canada. Mr. Beeck started his career in investment banking at Lehman Brothers and subsequently worked at Dillon Read, Barings, and ING Barings in New York and London, where he headed the Latin American Investment Banking Group. Mr. Beeck received his B.S. in mechanical engineering from Purdue University in 1978 and an MBA from Columbia University in 1982. He was born in Lima, Perú.

Alejandro Perellón , , , Observer

Alejandro Perellón is a Vice President with the private equity firm Arias Resource Capital Management LP (“ARCM”). Prior to joining ARCM, Mr. Perellón worked within the Latin America Investment Banking team at UBS in New York, where he focused on the metals and mining industry and advised on mergers and acquisitions, equity and debt related transactions. Mr. Perellón earned his BBA in finance from Emory University’s Goizueta Business School.