Ralf Peters is the newly appointed President and General Director of Vanta Education Mexico and Central America, responsible for overseeing the Universidad Latinoamericana business in Mexico and for implementing Vanta Education´s growth strategy in the region.
Mr. Peters comes with 7 years of experience at Laureate Education where he was Chief Operating Officer at Universidad del Valle de Mexico, where he led its growth from 28,000 students to 65,000 students and from 12 to 22 campuses all over Mexico. Subsequently he held a similar position at Universidade Anhembi Morumbi in Sao Paulo, Brazil, where he oversaw the integration process between that newly acquired university and Laureate.
In addition to his career in the Education Sector, Mr. Peters spent 18 years in the financial sector, holding CEO positions at ING´s and in BBVA Bancomer´s, pension funds management businesses in Mexico and Vice President positions at Citicorp Mexico and at Multivalores brokerage house.
Mr. Peters started his professional career as a consultant at McKinsey and Co. He holds a B.S. degree in Industrial Engineering from Universidad Iberoamericana and an M.B.A from the University of Chicago. He is fluent in Spanish, German, English and Portuguese.