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Agatti Lima

Founder and CEO of Hayek Global College

Edson is the Founder and CEO of Hayek Global College. He had 7 years of experience working as CFO and then as Director of Strategy at UNICEPLAC, a private university in Brasilia, Brazil. During a time of deep crisis in the higher education industry in Brazil, his team increased student enrollment from 3,200 to 6,100, revenues by 64% and EBITDA by over 280%, while also increasing most academic quality indicators as measured by MEC. He previously worked as tax adviser for KPMG in Budapest, Hungary; and also at Atlas Network, and the Charles G. Koch Foundation in Washington DC.

Edson holds a Masters in Economics from George Mason University, and a bachelors in Marketing from Florida Gulf Coast University.

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Dean of the MBA Program and Founding Professor of Hayek Global College

Originally from Germany, Hannah is a specialist in organizational psychology, cultural diversity in teams and human behavior across cultures. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology at University of Mannheim, Germany with international experience at the University of Valencia, Spain; an MBA in Strategic Human Resource Management at FGV; and a Masters and PhD Degree in Organizational Psychology at University of Brasília. Hannah is also a Professor of Psychology at Uniceplac

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Founding Professor of Hayek Global College

Burke is the head of an international investigative firm. He worked at Oppenheimer in futures and with American National Securities as the director of corporate finance, and is currently the President of Financial Examinations & Evaluation, Inc. an international financial investigative firm. He has worked on fraud cases as large as 20 billion, many mergers and acquisitions,  due diligence consulting across five continents and has run cases and research projects in 135 countries and has worked in or visited over 100 countries. Burke is the author of the multiple award winning books, Due Diligence for the Financial Professional.


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Morato Alvares

Founding Professor of Hayek Global College

Oto Morato, senior executive education specialist. CEO at Igesia Academy -  former Regional Director of Executive Education - South America at Cornell University (2014-2020) and Business founder at M&M Capacitação Empresarial - (2009-present). Holds a Certificate of Professional Development (CPD) at the Wharton School, MBA at the University of Central Oklahoma, Post-graduate in Accounting at FGV and Bachelor degree in Business Administration at University of Brasilia.

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Founding Professor of Hayek Global College

Jean-Baptiste is an economist and entrepreneur. He founded 10 start ups in lifestyle and life sciences sectors including biotechnologies, cancer diagnostics, soap factory, gastronomic restaurants, fashion, online newspapers. As Economist he co-founded the Entrepreneurship Legitimacy chair at Aix-Marseille University and teaches at the Aix-Marseille University Economics & Management department and at Mod'Spe the French Fashion Business School in the central europeean campus. He graduated with a Master in Risk management from ENA (french administration school). As an engineer in risk management from Cytech, TTMBA from the Atlas academy, Masters of journalism & communication, and Bachelor in Economics and Law from Aix-Marseille University.

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Agatti Lima

Founding Professor of Hayek Global College

Igor Agatti Lima is a mathematician, IT specialist and entrepreneur. Obtained a bachelor's degree in Information Technology at Chales Sturt University, and a master's degree in mathematical and statistical modelling at University of Technology Sydney. Igor acted as CIO for 5 years at UNICEPLAC, and now has his own technology company AgattiTech. Igor is one of the founding professors at Hayek Global College.

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Technology Entrepreneur and Professor

Arthur L. Chait is Founder and past CEO of EoPlex a VC backed 3D printing semiconductor startup acquired by ASTI Singapore.  Past positions included: President-Stanford Research Institute’s consulting division (800 staff worldwide), SVP-Solectron/Flextronics (responsible for $8 Billion in global accounts), President -Zitel Software, Principal-Booz Allen & Hamilton, Director R&D- Halliburton.  He is currently Adjunct Professor Menlo College, Visiting Professor Universidad Francisco Marroquin (UFM), Part-time instructor Stanford University,  Advisor Notre Dame de Namur MBA, Mentor Draper University, Judge Startup Chile. Education: BS Engineering Rutgers, MBA University of Pittsburgh, and honorary degree from UFM.

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Professor of Hayek Global College

Dr. Whitehouse has worked as a Marketing Manager in several companies such as Oxford Pendaflex de México, Procter & Gamble, UNITEC and in several of his own companies. He was the Rector/Campus President at the University of the Incarnate Word Mexico City campus for 10 years and more recently General Manager at Instituto Artek, a higher education institution focused in digital technologies. During more than 20 years he has been a consultant in diverse companies. In parallel Dr. Whitehouse has taught in several prestigious Universities in Mexico and in San Antonio since the year 2000. His main topics have been Marketing, Sales and Management. He has a BA in Business Administration, an MBA in Management and a PhD in Management and Marketing.

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Luis Ángel

Professor of Hayek Global College

Luis Osorio is a multicultural professional with 27 years of professional experience and a Phd in Business Administration at Universidad La Salle México in 2019. In addition, Luis has a Bachelor ́s Degree in Administrative Sciences in 1993 and a Magister in Finance in 2004 both from the Caracas Metropolitan University. He also graduated from the Executive Development Program at Wharton School of Business - University of Pennsylvania in 2014. He spent 26 years of experience in Exploration and Production companies such as PETROBRAS and DIAVAZ, in countries such as Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela and Mexico. He had remarkable results as a General Manager, Commercial Manager, Chief Financial Officer, Project Manager,  Planning Manager, Business Development Manager and Business Strategy Consultant. He is a 24x7 human being; Committed to Health, Environmental Care, Inclusion, Ethics and Digital Transformation in every aspect of his life.

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Insurance, Risk, Public Affairs, Innovation and Fund Raising Expert

Niccolò Fanelli is a senior finance professional with international industry and academic experience in the fields of risk, business continuity, insurance, public affairs, fund raising, open innovation and project management.

Having lived in 5 different countries until now, Niccolò has a truly global profile, with a career spent along with major multi-national companies including DB Schenker, Salvatore Ferragamo, Menarini and Nestlé. He has also run an ever-increasing number of individual projects as business advisor, writer, teacher, investor and entrepreneur, holding continuous collaborations with top universities and innovative start-ups.

Currently based in Switzerland, Niccolò is a Certified Financial Advisor with a MSc in Economics and is among the first members of PARIMA (Pan Asia Risk and Insurance Managers' Association).

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Over 30 years of experience; motivated and ready to contribute with honesty, as well as my competencies: leadership, holistic vision, strategic and analytical thinking, high performance team developer.

Focused on Strategic Planning and Compliance; wide experience in establishing policies and procedures focused on internal and external customers, while sustaining adequate internal controls for Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology, Disaster protection and Security, Purchasing and Maintenance; automation of Payroll, Treasury, Purchasing, Tax and Accounts Payable functions; design of KPIs and management reports for decision making.

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Tawni Hunt

Professor of Hayek Global College

Dr. Tawni Hunt Ferrarini is the R.W. Professor of Economic Education and Associate Director of the J.W. Hammond Institute, where she has taught since 2017. She earned a B.A. in Mathematics from Southern Illinois University – Carbondale and her M.A. and Ph.D. from Washington University in Saint Louis, where she studied under Nobel Laureate Douglass C. North. Her areas of specialization are institutional economics, economic history, and economic education. She has co-authored several books, including Common Sense Economics: What Everyone Should Know about Wealth and Prosperity (forthcoming) and Economic Episodes in American History. Additionally, she has published in scholarly journals and received many national and international accolades.