Our Staff


Amauta Elebaires Staff Maria

María Laura Mecías – School Director & Cofounder

María Laura is the hardworking and passionate director and cofounder of the school. She holds a master in Spanish as a foreign language. María Laura personally designs and monitors every program. Furthermore, she is one of the international examiners of Spanish in Buenos Aires and she prepares students for international exams.

Amauta Elebaires Staff Pablo

Pablo Capellini – Financial Director & Cofounder

Pablo is the financial director and cofounder of the school. He graduated in business administration and the school together with María Laura in 2005. Pablo is responsible for advertising, administration, creation of new programs and agreements with universities and agents.


Front Office

Amauta Elebaires Staff Angela

Angela Gimenez – Course Coordinator

Angela is the course coordinator and Spanish teacher. She has a lot of experience in teaching Spanish as foreign language. Angela is responsible for the placement test, the daily organization of the Spanish courses and she tracks the progress of all students. She evaluates and supervises the individual needs of the students and teachers.

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Davey Emmers – Intern

Davey is an intern at AMAUTA-Elebaires. He is studying International Marketing Management in the Netherlands and he is responsible for the online marketing, social media he does some blogging. He also organizes the afterschool activities and weekend trips.


Spanish Teachers

Amauta Elebaires Staff Liliana

Liliana Maxera – Spanish teacher

Liliana is specialised in Spanish language and literature. She has a lot of experience in teaching. Liliane often works with advanced students and prepares students for the DELE exam. She enjoys Zen meditation and yoga in her free time.

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Pablo Landriel – Spanish teacher

Pablo is a translator of German and English. He has many years of experience as both a German and Spanish teacher. He enjoys creating an enjoyable atmosphere in the classroom and is keen to teach you about the Argentine culture or anything related to learning languages.

Amauta Elebaires Staff Martín

Martín Pavón – Spanish teacher

Martin is a Spanish teacher and is in charge of organising the afterschool activities on Monday and Wednesday when he takes the students to explore the city of Buenos Aires by visiting museums, neighborhoods or others.



Amauta Elebaires Staff Indie

Indie Van Herzeele – Reservations

Indie is from Belgium and she is responsible for internet sales and communication with (potential) students before arrival. The experience of working and living abroad is unique and valuable to her and she recommends everyone to learn Spanish in beautiful Buenos Aires.

Amauta Elebaires Staff Marielle

Marielle Krul - Agencies and Reservations

Works from the Netherlands, and is responsible for PR related issues in the European market including daily agency contacts and reservations. Ever since she took a Spanish immersion course in Seville in Spain, some years ago, she strongly believed in immersion experiences as you do not only learn the language, but you get a full cultural immersion.

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