Who we are

Economistas de la Cooperación, S.L. (ECOPER) is a consulting team based in Spain and specialized in development cooperation. Its mission is to mobilize experts and methods to produce relevant knowledge for international organizations, cooperation agencies, and NGOs, with the aim of contributing as effectively as possible to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The core team at ECOPER consists of six consultants, mostly economists, with diverse post-graduate and professional experience including economic development, policy analysis, management, accounting, auditing and education. This team is supported by an expert network of some 20 freelance professionals on a per-project basis.

The team

Aitor Pérez

Chief Consultant. Founder

David Utrero

NGO Management Senior Consultant

Beatriz Ruiz

NGO Management Consultant 

James Burns

Quality Controller

Nicolás Ayensa

Associate Consultant