Jean Pierre Peinado
Jean Pierre Peinado is a consultant and expert collaborator of IECO. He is a Spanish-Venezuelan Engineer with over 15 years of experience negotiating numerous types of deals and agreements.
Jean Pierre’s corporate background is based in the Mining, Energy and Oil & Gas sectors mostly. His negotiation experience comes from projects of on-site plant building, contract management, purchasing, commercial & sales and account management. He has lived for extended periods of time in Venezuela, the U.S.A., Peru and currently calls Spain his home. His latest professional endeavors have taken him to more than 20 countries, all over the World and has given him a wealth of experiences in cultural differences, deal-making and business development.
Jean Pierre holds a Production Engineer’s degree from Universidad Metropolitana in his native Venezuela, he completed a Masters in Industrial Project Management at Centro de Estudios en Técnicas Avanzadas in Asturias, and an Executive MBA from EOI’s TICAL Program in Madrid. He is very passionate about Negotiation and Mediation, and since 2010 has frequently engaged in training to complement his real-life expertise. So far, he has participated in three programs from Harvard Law School’s Program on Negotiation: The Negotiation and Conflict Resolution Seminar, the Advanced Negotiation Master Class and the Mediation and Conflict Management Seminar.
Since 2018 he has fully immersed himself in Conflict Resolution ventures. He started a broad collaboration with academic institutions in Spain for the development of training programs, content, publications and lecturing in relation to Conflict and Ethics Management. He is also putting his thoughts to paper for a collaborative book (to be published in 2020), his main thesis will revolve around the concepts of failure, acceptance, resilience and redemption in the context of the professional and personal life.
Jean Pierre is a firm believer in Principled Negotiation, and has employed its main precepts in dealing with situations such as negotiating manufacture and supply agreements amounting over USD 20 million, a tough encounter with 12 hostile client representatives on one side of the table and himself on the other, the challenging affair of conciliation with armed union representatives in a mining project, and his toughest assignment yet: Convincing his 5-year-old to take his medicine when needed. He likes to layout his work and learning processes always in pursuit of further knowledge and likes to define his current role as a Peacebuilding Engineer.