Felipe Pérez Pineda holds a PhD in Agricultural Economics from Purdue University, where his areas of specialization were Natural Resource Economics and Business Strategy. He graduated Master of Business Administration from INCAE with concentration in Banking and Finance for Development. Professor Pérez is also agronomist specialized in Irrigation of the Autonomous University of Chapingo, México.
Faculty member of INCAE with the rank of Full professor, headed the Agro-Industry Program of the Institute for several years. He also directed the Export-Nicaragua program at the Center for Entrepreneurship at INCAE. His experience as a teacher in executive programs has been backed by several years of practice in different countries before and as a member of the teaching faculty of INCAE. Professor Pérez is also an international consultant, advisor and member of the board in several companies in Central America.
Professor Pérez teaches courses in Sustainability Management, Introduction to Financial Simulation, Sustainable Development and Corporate Social Responsability, Entreprenurship, and Quantitative Methods in INCAE´s Masters Programs in Nicaragua and Costa Rica. It is also the academic coordinator of the areas of Quantitative Methods and Sustainable Development at INCAE. He is the author and supervisor of numerous cases and teaching notes on various subjects of business administration. Professor Pérez has participated in several international congresses and conferences and has presented his research results in these forums. Post actively in business magazines and newspapers of the region. His general areas of research interest are Corporate Social Responsability and Competitiveness, Sustainability and Agribusiness, Business Innovation and Sustainability in the base of the pyramid.