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Lorenzo Sousa Debarbieri
Peruvian businessman and author, currently president of the private tourism company perurail.

Lorenzo Sousa Debarbieri

Lorenzo Sousa Debarbieri
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Intro Peruvian businessman and author, currently president of the private tourism company perurail.
Is Author President Businessperson
From Peru
Field Business Literature Politics
Gender male
Birth 16 May 1960, Lima, Lima Province, Peru
Age 62 years
Star sign Taurus
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Lorenzo Sousa Debarbieri (born May 16, 1960) oversees one of the Peru's largest privately held company, tourism and railway company Peru Belmond Hotels PeruRail and Ferrocarril Transandino.

Early life

Lorenzo was born at Lima Peru to Lorenzo Sousa Castaneda and Nancy Debarbieri Mantero.

Lorenzo Sousa:Economist, graduated from Pepperdine University, California, with an MBA from the Arthur D. Little Management Education Institute at Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.A, followed postgraduate studies at the Advanced Management Program (PAD) of the University of Piura, Lima, Peru, and the Advanced Management Postgraduate Program at Harvard Business School, Harvard University, Boston; He has also followed a number of studies and congresses in the areas of Banking, Investment and Finance. Including also Singularity University a technology program sponsored by NASA and Google.

Started his work life as an executive at Citibank-Lima, where he was Finance Manager and Financial Control Manager. He also held the position of Citicorp Investment Manager in the Investment Banking area at Citibank-Lima, and with the Arab Latin American Bank (ARLA BANK) he was the head of Macro Economics for Latin America. He was a Director and shareholder of the Banco de Comercio and of the telecommunications company Celular 2000 (sold to Bellsouth and now Telefónica [Spain]). He was founding shareholder and the first Chairman of the Board of the Arequipa Stock Exchange, and a Director of the Lima Stock Exchange.

LAN Peru S.A.

He was founding shareholder and Chairman of the Board of Directors of LAN Perú S.A., a joint venture airline with Lan Chile; and Director and shareholder of Peru Hydro a company that developed two hydroelectric projects along with Statkraft from Norway.Founding member of Peru Holding de Turismo, a tourism company focused on real estate development and listed on the Lima Stock Exchange. Founder and chairman of Peruval SAB, the most important stock brokerage house during the 90s economic boom in Peru. Also he has been the Bankers Trust representative for Peru; ; and founding member of the Harvard Alumni Association of Peru.Currently:President of PERU ORIENT EXPRESS HOTELS (Peru OEH S.A.); Chairman of the Board of PERU RAIL S.A. a subsidiary company of the Peruval Group; Vice-president of PERUVAL CORP S.A.; Chairman of the Board of Directors of KEY HOLDING CORP; and President of the MACHU PICCHU FOUNDATION.


Lorenzo Sousa have been honorary consul of Brazil in the South region of Peru, in 1990 Lorenzo was a representative of the Bankers Trust Company in Peru, in 1994 launched the first Country Foundation of Peru, Peru Country fund and launch the first issuance of a real estate fund listed on the Lima Stock Exchange and Tele 2000, in 2013 it has promoted the technology fair Miami 2013 SIME


He has also published numerous books and articles on economics, business, sociology, investment banking, etc. Among them is "El Capital Ausente" which he co-authored and is considered one of the best 65 Peruvian books in the last 500 year by the National Library of Peru and Banca de Inversion en el Peru, and "The Iron Horse of Machu Picchu"; Mi Viaje por los Emprendimientos 1985-2015, also he was mentioned on James B. Sherwood's book "The Orient Express".

Personal life

He is married to Maria Cristina De Madalengoitia Del Campo and has 4 children, Renzo, Daniel, Natalia, and Lara Sousa

He enjoys traveling, flying small aircraft and ocean cruising

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