Meet Our Team

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Mery Calderon
Founder and President

Mery fell in love with tourism as a young girl, working in her parents’ souvenir shop in Cusco…

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Cinthia Puente de la Vega
Operations Director

Cinthia works behind-the-scenes with our expert Travel Designers and operations team to ensure that each and…

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Andrew Figari
Marketing Manager

Andrew works in promoting Kuoda’s mission: Providing unforgettable private journeys to Peru and South America…

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Jennifer Byrne
Travel Designer

Jenny works with you every step of the way, determined to create your ideal travel itinerary to Peru, Bolivia and Ecuador…

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Céline de Visser
Travel Designer

Céline will help you create your ideal and unforgettable holiday: from honeymoons, to journeying with …

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Thomas Adams
Travel Designer

Tom works closely with you to design the perfect itinerary to Peru, and makes sure all details are in place for your arrival…

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Urpi Herrera
Travel Designer

Urpi will work closely with you, paying attention to every detail of your journey, to create your ideal travel itinerary…

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Jesús Ramos
Travel Designer

Jesus brings over a decade of experience to designing and customizing luxury itineraries. He is also an expert in planning…

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Nadia Vizcarra
Chief Financial Officer

Nadia makes sure that Kuoda works financially, and she loves that she gets to do this for a company…

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Cleydy Calderon
Logistics and Experience Coordinator

Cleydy is in charge of making the Kuoda office work like clockwork, by ensuring that the team has everything they need…

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Mariela Hurtado
Accountant

As Kuoda’s main accountant, Mariela makes sure all of our operations are financially secure, to ensure that…

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Lisbeth Contreras
Reservations Coordinator

As the Reservations Coordinator, Lisbeth works directly with all of our Kuoda providers to ensure flawless fluidity…

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David Ortega
Logistics Manager

David is in charge of making sure your itinerary is logistically seamless, and that all of your trains, flights…

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Alex Baca
Customer Service Manager

Alex is the smiling face waiting to greet you at the Cusco airport, and is the reassuring voice that calls…

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Veronica Oliart
Reservations Supervisor

Verónica ensures that all the hotels in our Kuoda itineraries are reserved, reconfirmed, and then reconfirmed again…

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Jason J
Customer Service Coordinator

Jason is another smiling face waiting to greet you at the Cusco airport. Jason makes sure things run smoothly…

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Maria Elena
Accounting Assistant

Born and raised in Cusco, Maria Elena’s family heritage traces back all the way to the islands of Japan…

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Teófilo Andrade Farfán
IT Director and Interactive Designer

Teo keeps the Cusco office in technological tip-top shape and manages the Kuoda website, making sure our guests…