ECOPA’s economists bring our clients a command of state-of-the-art analytical methods combined with extensive field experience. 

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Charles Vellutini

MANAGING DIRECTOR

Charles is the founder and managing director of ECOPA. He is a senior economist and econometrician with strong experience in taxation, trade analysis and policy evaluation. Charles graduated from HEC (Paris) and holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne (Paris School of Economics). Dr Vellutini is a former associate professor at Toulouse School of Economics.

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Georges Casamatta

SCIENTIFIC DIRECTOR

Georges is a senior economist whose main interests are optimal taxation, political economy and econometrics. He has held a research position at the Toulouse School of Economics and France’s National Center of Scientific Research (CNRS) since 2000. He is involved in ECOPA’s practices in impact evaluation and tax policy analysis. Dr Casamatta holds a Ph.D. from Toulouse School of Economics and is currently on leave from CNRS.

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Cristina Rampulla

OPERATIONS MANAGER

Cristina Rampulla’s consulting experience covers fiscal policy and private sector development. She has participated in numerous consulting missions for the European Commission and the World Bank in both developing economies and the European Union. With a Laurea from University of Pisa and a Master’s degree in Mathematical Economics from Toulouse School of Economics, Cristina is a quantitative economist by training. She also brings her expertise in consulting and project management to ECOPA’s assignments.

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Christine Rosellini

SENIOR ECONOMIST

Christine Rosellini is a senior economist specialized in development and public finance with more than 20 years of experience. Before joining ECOPA, she spent 15 years at the development aid department of the Ministry of Economy and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in France and more than 7 years in the field in Côte d’Ivoire, Burkina Faso and Equatorial Guinea for the French bilateral cooperation and the African Development Bank. She has acted as senior evaluator on a number of evaluations, mostly in Sub-Saharan Africa. Graduated from the University of Nanterre, Christine hold a master’s degree in development economic analysis and a master’s degree from the University Paris Dauphine in international economics.

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Léa Bousquet

ECONOMIST

Léa Bousquet specialized in tax policy analysis and impact evaluation of public programs and policies. Dr Bousquet graduated from Ecole Normale Supérieure of Cachan and obtained her Ph.D. in economics from Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris School of Economics.

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Antoine Cazals

ECONOMIST

Antoine Cazals is an economist specialized in development economics and public economics. Before joining ECOPA, he carried out consulting missions with FERDI, notably a major evaluation of the CFA Franc zone and its impact on member countries for the French government. Dr Cazals is a macroeconomist by training. He holds a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Clermont Auvergne (CERDI) and a double master’s degree in Development Project Analysis and Development Economics (CERDI). Dr Cazals has published in leading international peer-reviewed journals (“Public Choice”, “Journal of Economic Surveys”).

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Fatiha Aktattach

ADMINISTRATIVE DIRECTOR

Fatiha Akattach graduated from University of Lyon. She oversees ECOPA administration and support to project teams.

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Michèle Pollet

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Michèle Pollet is in charge of administration and supports ECOPA’s project teams.