Peruvian lawyer and politician who is known for his association with the Popular Action party. He is also known for having served as a Congressman where he represented the constituency of Puno. He is also known for having served as the Popular Action party's national secretary-general.
He originally studied Law at the Catholic University of Santa Maria in Arequipa. He started his career working as an independent lawyer in his hometown of Puno. In 2001, he was first elected to congress to represent Puno.
He is also known for having been a professor who lectured in law at the National University of the Altiplano in Puno.
He was born and raised in Puno, Peru. His mother Teresa Marcedes Ancieta Hurtado was a primary school teacher.
Richard acuna Nunez is a fellow Peruvian politician who is also known for having served as a congressman.