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. He led consulting assignments and evaluations in more than 30 countries for the European Commission, the World Bank, IFC and other international organizations. He published in top journals in international development and economic modeling. Charles graduated from HEC (Paris) and received his Ph.D. in Economics from Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne (Paris School of Economics). He is a former associate professor at Toulouse School of Economics.
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. Georges holds a Ph.D. from Toulouse School of Economics and is currently on leave from CNRS.
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.
Christine Rosellini is a senior consultant 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.
Léa Bousquet specializes in tax policy analysis and impact evaluation of public programs and policies. Léa 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.
Antoine Cazals is an economist specializing 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. He 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). Antoine has published in leading international peer-reviewed journals (“Public Choice”, “Journal of Economic Surveys”).
Fatiha Akattach graduated from University of Lyon. She oversees ECOPA administration and support to project teams.
Michèle Pollet is in charge of administration and supports ECOPA’s project teams.