Meet Our Team

Mery Calderon
Founder and President

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

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…

Andrew Figari
Marketing Manager

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

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…

Céline de Visser
Travel Designer

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

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…

Urpi Herrera
Travel Designer

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

Jesús Ramos
Travel Designer

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

Nadia Vizcarra
Chief Financial Officer

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

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…

Mariela Hurtado

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

Lisbeth Contreras
Reservations Coordinator

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

David Ortega
Logistics Manager

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

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…

Veronica Oliart
Reservations Supervisor

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

Jason J
Customer Service Coordinator

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

Maria Elena
Accounting Assistant

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

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…