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.


José Bautista (Research journalism coordinator)

José is a journalist specialised in research and economy. In porCausa he is investigating corruption in the border cities. He works as a freelance for La Marea and The New York Times. Before he worked for Agencia EFE, Folha de São Paulo.


Brenda Navarro (Marketing and Community)

Sociologist and feminist economist by la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. Máster in gender studies by Universidad de Barcelona. Degree in Human Rights. Member of the Asociación Internacional de Feministas Economistas [IAFFE] y Internet Society.

Ana González-Páramo (Research coordinator)

Lawyer with a long experience in European Public Affairs. She is the leading researcher for all the work on Antimigration speech in porCausa. Ana is based in the Hague.


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.