Education: Studied law at the Catholic University of Peru (1981) with a Masters in International Law from Harvard University (1983).
Experience: More than 30 years providing counsel to local and international clients in transactions and international operations, including purchases and sales of businesses, corporate restructuring, financing, bankruptcy proceedings, mining, and hydrocarbons. Participated in the team that negotiated the Peruvian external debt (Brady Plan) and has been the Principal legal advisor of the Ministry of Economy and Finance. Represented the Ministry of Economy and Finance at the Board of Directors of the Inter-American Development Bank and the Inter-American Investment Corporation in Washington DC (2001-2007).
Jaime is currently member of the Board of Directors of Sedapal, Peru’s most important water and sewage company since it is in charge of supplying and administering water in the cities of Lima and Callao, and also member of the Board of Electro Oriente S.A., concessionaire for the generation and distribution of electricity in the Iquitos region, the largest concessionaire in terms of area covered by concession. Jaime is also a member of the Board of Trustees of Agua Limpia, an NGO that promotes water availability and efficient usage in lower-income urban areas. He has been board member of Lupaka Gold Corp., La Pampilla Refinery S.A.A., Mantaro Peru S.A., Hermes Armored Transport S.A.C. and president of the board of IRL Mining Company Ltd, as well as president of the Audit Committee of La Pampilla Refinery S.A.A. Jaime has also been member of the Board of the Philarmonic Society and Colegio Franklin D. Roosevelt.
Jaime complements his professional activities with teaching at Universidad Peruana de Ciencias (UPC), where he teaches Corporate Law and Finances for Lawyers.
Has participated in a variety of arbitrations as an expert on hydrocarbons and corporate law. Is a registered Arbitrator in the Chamber of Commerce of Lima, the Peruvian-Northamerican Chamber, and the Catholic University of Peru.
Belongs to the Investors Committee composed by 7 members that represent 27,000 clients affected by the bankruptcy of Stanford International Bank, designated by Feder Judge, David C. Godbey.
Associations: member of Colegio de Abogados de Lima (1984), Federacion Nacional de Colegios de Abogados del Peru (1991) and the Center for Latin American Studies of George Washington University (2002).
Specialties: Corporate law, civil law, mergers and acquisitions, bankruptcy law, mining, and hydrocarbons.
Languages: Spanish, English, and French.