15 Notable alumni of
Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador

The Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador is 1628th in the world, 69th in Latin America, and 3rd in Ecuador by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 15 notable alumni from the Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Jamil Mahuad

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    Jamil Mahuad
    Born in
    Ecuador Flag Ecuador
    Years
    1949-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Jorge Jamil Mahuad Witt is an Ecuadorian lawyer, academic and former politician. He was the 41st president of Ecuador from August 10, 1998, to January 21, 2000.

  2. Osvaldo Hurtado

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    Osvaldo Hurtado
    Born in
    Ecuador Flag Ecuador
    Years
    1939-.. (age 82)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyerwriter
    Biography

    Luis Osvaldo Hurtado Larrea is an Ecuadorian author and politician who served as President of Ecuador from May 24, 1981 to August 10, 1984.

  3. María Fernanda Espinosa

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    María Fernanda Espinosa
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1964-.. (age 57)
    Enrolled in the Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador
    Graduated with licentiate in linguistics
    Occupations
    poetdiplomatwriterpolitician
    Biography

    María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés is an Ecuadorian politician and diplomat. She was the President of the United Nations General Assembly for the 73rd session, office which started in September 2018. She was Minister of National Defense of Ecuador from 28 November 2012 to 23 September 2014. Previously, she served as Minister of Foreign Affairs under President Lenín Moreno from May 2017 to June 2018. She also held several other Ministerial posts before. She served as the Permanent Representative of Ecuador to the United Nations in Geneva from October 2014 to May 2017, and held the same position from 2008 to 2009. Besides her political career she is also a poet and essayist.

  4. Rosalía Arteaga

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    Rosalía Arteaga
    Born in
    Ecuador Flag Ecuador
    Years
    1945-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyerwriter
    Biography

    Rosalía Arteaga Serrano is an Ecuadorian politician who served as the country's first female head of state as acting president for a few days in 1997.

  5. Fabián Alarcón

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    Fabián Alarcón
    Born in
    Ecuador Flag Ecuador
    Years
    1947-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Fabián Ernesto Alarcón Rivera was President of Ecuador from February 6, 1997 to February 9, 1997 and from February 11, 1997 to August 10, 1998.

  6. Mauricio Rodas

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    Mauricio Rodas
    Born in
    Ecuador Flag Ecuador
    Years
    1975-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    lawyerpolitician
    Biography

    Mauricio Esteban Rodas Espinel is an Ecuadorian lawyer, social policy consultant, and politician who served as the Mayor of Quito between May 2014 and May 2019. After working in other Latin American cities, including Mexico City, he returned to Ecuador to enter politics. He founded the SUMA party, and was the youngest person every to be elected as Mayor of Quito.

  7. Julio César Trujillo

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    Julio César Trujillo
    Born in
    Ecuador Flag Ecuador
    Years
    1931-2019 (aged 88)
    Enrolled in the Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador
    In 1958 graduated with Licentiate degree in Law
    Occupations
    lawyerpoliticianuniversity teacherjurist
    Biography

    Julio César Trujillo Vásquez was an Ecuadorian lawyer and politician. Born in Ibarra, he served as a member of the National Congress from 1979 to 1984. Described by Forbes as "reshaping the landscape of Ecuadorian politics," Trujillo was a presidential candidate of the Popular Democracy-Christian Democratic Union during the 1984 general election, receiving a total of 103,790 (4.7%) votes. In 2018, he was appointed president of the Council of Citizen Participation and Social Control (CPCCS), prompting The Economist to refer to Trujillo as "Ecuador's second-most powerful man." He died in office in 2019.

  8. Ana Galarza

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    Ana Galarza
    Born in
    Ecuador Flag Ecuador
    Years
    1989-.. (age 32)
    Enrolled in the Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador
    Studied organisational psychology
    Occupations
    modelpoliticianpsychologist
    Biography

    Ana Mercedes Galarza Añazco (born September 23, 1989 in Ambato, Tungurahua, Ecuador is a beauty pageant titleholder who was first runner-up in Miss Ecuador 2010.

  9. Luis Macas

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    Luis Macas
    Born in
    Ecuador Flag Ecuador
    Years
    1950-.. (age 71)
    Enrolled in the Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador
    Studied linguistics
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Luis Macas Ambuludí is a Kichwa politician and intellectual from Saraguro Ecuador.

  10. Fander Falconí

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    Fander Falconí
    Years
    1962-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    economistdiplomatpolitician
    Biography

    Fander Falconí Benitez, is an Ecuadorian economist and politician. He served as Foreign Minister (known in Ecuador as "Chancellor") in the government of President Rafael Correa from December 2008 until his resignation on 13 January 2010 because of the Yasuní oil project.

  11. Eugenia Del Pino

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    Eugenia Del Pino
    Born in
    Ecuador Flag Ecuador
    Years
    1945-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    biologistresearcher
    Biography

    Eugenia Maria del Pino Veintimilla is a developmental biologist at the Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Ecuador (Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador) in Quito. She was the first Ecuadorian citizen to be elected to the United States National Academy of Sciences (2006). She was awarded the 2019 Prize of the Latin American Society for Developmental Biology for her strong contributions to research in Ecuador, and in general to promoting Developmental Biology in Latin America.

  12. Mauricio Pozo Crespo

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    Mauricio Pozo Crespo
    Years
    1959-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    economist
    Biography

    Mauricio Pozo Crespo is an Ecuadorian politician, banker and economist from Quito, Ecuador. Since 2020, he has been Minister of Economy and Finance.

  13. Nathalie Cely

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    Nathalie Cely
    Born in
    Ecuador Flag Ecuador
    Years
    1965-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    diplomatpolitician
    Biography

    Nathalie Cely Suárez is the former Minister of Production of Ecuador and former Ecuador Ambassador to the United States, in Washington, D.C.

  14. Johana Pesántez

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    Johana Pesántez
    Born in
    Ecuador Flag Ecuador
    Years
    1975-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    civil servant
    Biography

    Johana Farina Pesántez Benítez is an Ecuadorian politician, she was Minister of Justice, Human Rights and Religious Affairs between 13 May 2011 and 18 June 2013. Since 24 May 2017 she has been judicial advisor to President Lenín Moreno.

  15. Erika Sylva Charvet

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    Erika Sylva Charvet
    Born in
    Ecuador Flag Ecuador
    Years
    1951-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    civil servant
    Biography

    Erika Sylva Charvet is an Ecuadorian politician who was Minister of Culture from 21 April 2010 until 9 May 2013.