He was born on October 16, 1963 in Lima. He went to Pedro Ruiz Gallo High School. He joined the Peruvian Naval Academy on February 26, 1980, graduating as Ensign on January 1, 1985.
He is a specialist in Submarines and in Electronics and Communications. He has done the Instruction Cruise aboard the Chilean Training Saling Ship "Esmeralda". Graduated in the following programs: Basic Intelligence, Psychological Operations Course, Underwater Operations Course and Advanced Tactics, Basic Staff, Command and Staff, Hemispheric Security and Defense Advanced Courses at the Inter-American Defense College in Washington DC.
He holds a Master's degree in Business Administration from the National School of Business Administration in Lima, and a Master's in Hemispheric Defense and Security at University of El Salvador (Buenos Aires).
He is been on board Peruvian Navy ships like B.A.P. Carvajal, B.A.P. Dos de Mayo and B.A.P. Chipana He was Executive Commander of B.A.P. Abtao and Commanding Officer on B.A.P. Arica He has been Chief of Communications of the Light Battalion of Naval Infantry No. 2; Chief of Communications of the Command of the Submarine Force, Sub-Chief of the Submarine School, Head of the Placement Change Division, Deputy Head of the Department of Senior Staff, and Head of the Sub-Personnel Department, of the Directorate of Personnel Administration, President Aide of the National Elections Jury, Chief of the Personnel Section of the Secretary of the Navy General Commander; Head of the Planning Department of the Directorate of Instruction, Advisor in the Inter-American Defense College in Washington DC, Head of the Naval Training Department and Deputy Director of the Peruvian Naval Academy, and Chief of Staff of the Command of the Force of Submarines.
On January 1, 2012, the government confered him the rank of Rear Admiral and was appointed Commander of the Fourth Naval Zone. On December 29 of the same year he is designated as Defense and Naval Attaché to the Embassy of Peru in the Italian Republic. In 2015, he served as Commander of the Submarine Force. In 2016, he assumed the position of the Deputy Chief of the Navy General Staff. In 2017, the Government confered him the rank of Vice Admiral, and assumed the position of General Operational Commander for the Amazon Region and the Fifth Naval Zone. On January 1, 2018, he assumes the position of Chief of Naval Personnel.