Meet Data-Pop Alliance’s New Chief Economist, Ricardo Fuentes-Nieva

Jan 19 2022 News

Meet Data-Pop Alliance’s New Chief Economist, Ricardo Fuentes-Nieva

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Data-Pop Alliance is pleased to announce Ricardo Fuentes-Nieva as our new Chief Economist. In this role, he will be supporting DPA’s analytical work with an economic focus, as well as providing advice on the strategic implementation of projects. 

Mr. Fuentes-Nieva is currently an independent consultant with over 20 years of experience in policy research, activism and executive leadership roles. Prior to joining DPA, he was a member of the Executive Board of Oxfam International and the Executive Director of Oxfam Mexico between 2015 and 2020. While there, he steered the financial and public transformation of Oxfam Mexico and positioned the organization as the leading actor on fighting inequalities. Previously, he also acted as the Head of Research of Oxfam Great Britain, where he was in charge of analysis, writing reports and setting up the intellectual framework for the “Even it Up” global campaign, aimed at tackling extreme inequality and addressing issues such as wages, gender justice, fiscal and tax reform. His work has been quoted extensively by several world leaders and has been featured in leading publications worldwide.

Mr. Fuentes-Nieva received his MSc in Economics from Universitat Pompeu Fabra and a BS in Economics from Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE).

We are confident that Ricardo’s knowledge, experience, and networks will enrich the culture of our organization and quality of our work worldwide.

To learn more about Mr. Fuentes-Nieva’s work and publications, click here.

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