Meet our core team, comprised of journalists, investigators and specialists in communication and development.

Lucila Rodríguez-Alarcón (General director)

She has directed the communication of Oxfam in Spain and Latin America and has been head of Press and Coms for the Madrid City Council. She writes a weakly column for the 3500 millones section of El Pais. She has a distinguished and respected career in social sector. Her long term goal is to change the world and those of us who know her know that she will not retire until she has done so.


Gonzalo Fanjul (Director of investigation)

Expert in poverty and development. He combines his work at porCausa with a position as director of analysis at ISGlobal. Creator of the El País blog 3500 millones. Finished his studies at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government.


Elena Cabrera (Director of journalism)

Journalist. Her formation is in cultural and social journalism. She has been a contributor and editor in digital news sites such as, and Editor of Desigualdad, a journalistic project of PorCausa for Univision.


Virginia Rodríguez (Coordinator of management and administration)

Lawyer and political scientist, specialised in International Law of Human Rights and International Relations. Previously she was coordinator of investigation in Save the Children’s Advocacy department and held joint responsibility for investigation and politics in the Spanish department of Amnesty International.


Chantal Touzet (Director of management and administration)

Holds a degree in social work, with a special focus on education, orientation, and formation. Expert in the implantation and development of management plans, budget planification and control, and marketing plans.