Executive Team

Juan Francisco Pardini - President & CEO

Dr. Pardini’s business, legal and investment expertise centers in Business Projects and all types of Foreign Investments.

He is a former Ambassador of Panama; former President of American Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Panama; former President of the Council for Investment & Development of Panama; former President of the Inter-American Council for Commerce & Trade; founder and former member of the Board of Directors of the US-Panama Business Council; founder and former member of the Board of Directors of the Japan-Panama Friendship Association. Currently, he is the President of the Panama-Canada Chamber of Commerce.

Dr. Pardini actively speaks in different conferences and he has written numerous articles such as Doing Business in Panama, Real Estate Investment Opportunities in Panama, The Ultimate Guide to Investing, Retiring and Living in Panama, Buying Real Estate in Panama and others.

He also devotes time as member of the Board of Directors of several Panamanian and Multinational corporations.

He has a long track record of successfully helping clients from the United States, Canada, Europe, Latin America, and Asia.


Juan Jose Espino-Sagel - Vice President

Dr. Espino-Sagel is a leading Panamanian attorney specialized in Tourism, Real Estate, Hotel Development, Corporate Transactions, Shipping, Immigration and Foreign Investments.

With graduate studies in Panama, London and California, he has substantial experience assisting individual investors as well as small and medium size companies in matters ranging from purchasing properties in Bocas del Toro, Panama City or Boquete to a medium size group setting up an island resort hotel & marina project and companies looking at contract bids with the Panama Canal.

He has a long track record of successfully helping clients from the United States, Canada, Europe, Latin America, and Asia.


Grecia Altuve - Marketing & Promotion Manager

A seasoned marketing practitioner, Grecia brings fresh talent to the Business Panama Group as she comes to us straight out of Andres Bello Catholic University from Venezuela . Through previous roles she has successfully produced several publicity materials, planned and managed events, conducted research, supervised others, built customer relationships, and brainstormed creative solutions to a variety of problems. 
With a Master degree in Communications, Marketing and Advertising, Grecia has has also taken several courses on web design, digital marketing and social media.  Grecia performs a variety of tasks for the marketing initiatives of the clients of BusinessPanama . Her support activities include event coordination, budget management, preparing and sending newsletters, design media ads, property listings flyers, web portal support, and development of marketing materials for presentations.


Joaquín Arias - Managing Director Business Panama Real Estate

Joaquin Arias has a degree in Business Administration and Business, with 10 years of experience in the real estate industry. He bring 10 years experience coordinating Sales for Real Estate Development projects in the Pacific and Caribbean.

He has a great experience to do business with foreign customers who have the desire to invest in Panama. His extensive experience in the real estate market provides confidence to our customers because he offers full support in the acquisition of a property, from negotiation of the promise of sale with the developer or owner of the property to the writing and delivery of keys to the property.


Katherine Morrison - Client Services

Katherine is a highly motivated and experienced customer service advisor with five years in a variety of customer support departments.  With a Degree in Maritime and Port Administration at the Universidad Interamericana de Panamá Laureate International Universities, she is a persuasive motivated, strong and convincing person who loves nothing more than helping customers solve their problems and find what they are looking for.

She is focused on providing a first class customer experience and professional service to support them with a complete information about how we can help and offer them a one stop shop to invest or live in Panama.


Andres Giron – IT Specialist

Andres Giron is the Technical Engineer for Business Panama. Previously, he has worked in Compulab, Advance System Supply and Ring Ring Corporation. As a computer expert, Andres offers instruction to her coworkers on the use of digital tools and software; he provides needed resources and ideas to integrate multiple modes of e-commerce techniques in order to maximize the Business Panama web page.

Mr. Giron received a bachelor’s in Computer Engineering from Panama’s Universidad Del Istmo and a second bachelor’s degree in Marketing and Publicity from the Interamerican University. He handles all Microsoft platforms as well as Linux, Adobe and php software, among others.

As a computer engineer he coordinates the maintenance and future growth of the company’s computer systems. He works with all departments, discovering each one’s computer needs, then makes projections of what technical direction the company should take. 

Visit our Services section for more information about our different services our expert team can provide.

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