Consultants - Stone Soup


Our network of consultants is composed by more than forty members located worldwide, with a variety of academic backgrounds

They have a broad professional experience in all sectors, with a mix of business skills, community organising and ongoing academic training. They speak multiple languages and have developed personal and professional skills that round their work performance.

In addition, our consultants work comfortably with members of all sectors, and establish bridges among them through flexibility and creativity. Learn more about us here below!

If I had to describe Stone Soup in one word,
it would be Diversity!
Francisco Neves, Consultant


Amanda Rubio
Amanda Rubio
Communications Officer

MA in Communication for Social Change and MSc in Medical Anthropology, Amanda supports NGOs and social enterprises in the environmental- and health sector with strategic, participatory and dynamic storytelling.

Andrés Trujillo​
Andrés Trujillo

Andrés has been working in social entrepreneurship for over 9 years. He has worked with several organisations on acceleration and incubation programmes, impact investing and social impact measurement.

Arnau Gallard
Arnau Gallard

Arnau is specialized in food & agriculture, PSD, and human rights. He has worked for the World Bank, UNICEF, Plan International, ASG, Venair and ACCIO. He has an MSc in IR (Georgetown University) and an MBA (INSEAD). 

Bernardo Garcia

Bernardo has a PhD in Economics and Business Administration, and MA in Advanced Management. He also has thirty years’ experience in management of non-profit organisations. He focuses on strategy and organisational development, fundraising, and social impact measurement.

Chus de la Fuente

More than 25 years of experience in International Cooperation. Chus is an expert in NGOs, ODS3, ODS4, ODS 17. 

Cora Picasso
Cora Picasso
Cora is an Industrial Engineer specialized in impact measurement and management combined with data analysis. Her experience also includes process and operations optimization and business development.
Cristina Osoro

Cristina has more than ten years of experience as a social researcher, especially on social impact evaluation. She has mostly worked in the UK’s non-for-profit sector on issues related to sustainability and circular economy.

Daniel Manitsky

Daniel Manitsky has twenty years of experience helping clients use collaborative innovation tools to co-create solutions to complex social challenges. His work spans the public, private and non-profit sectors in thirty countries. 

Jorge Alarcón
Jorge Alarcón

Jorge is a multilingual consultant with solid international experience across impact investing, social impact, sustainable development and development policy. He is driven to deliver impactful solutions for shared prosperity.

Julio Alonso

Julio is graduated in BA, MBA from ESADE and holds several post-graduate studies in Management. He is focused on organisational development, strategic planning, financial sustainability and capacity building.

Maria Solano
Montserrat Corbella

Montserrat is a lawyer with more than ten years of combined work experience in international organisations and the private sector. At Stone Soup, she provides legal advice and supports the development of impact measurement systems.

Pilar Balet
Communications Coordinator

Pilar is specialized in communication strategy for societal change. More than fifteen years experience empowering institutions, social entrepreneurs, corporations, NGO and civic initiatives. 


Ana Assunção
Ana Assunção

Graduated in Law, Ana holds a Master’s in Business Legal Advice. She worked as a lawyer for ten years, with a special focus on legal advice to companies and third sector entities. Ana joined Stone Soup in 2019.                             

Ana Gouveia

Passionate about continuous improvement and social change. She is a management consultant since 2005, and focuses on improving operations and finance. Her international experience involves the public, private and third sectors.

Cristiano Viegas

Cristiano Viegas has a Degree in Management, a postgraduate degree and a Master in Marketing. He mainly focuses on social impact measurement, strategic planning and creation of social businesses.

Daniel Mendes

Biologist, Daniel is an activist for freedom and for a sustainable world. Focused on social businesses, social impact measurement, communication strategy, human centered design and organisational development.

Diana Espada

Portuguese bilingual value-based leader, based in Lisbon, with professional experience in Lisbon and Luanda and proven track record in project finance, project management, sustainability, social entrepreneurship. International exposure having lived in England, U.S.A., Portugal, Italy, Angola and South Africa. 

Francisco Neves

Francisco has worked for eight years as a founder, manager and consultant of impact organisations. His areas of expertise include business models, financial sustainability and impact management. He holds a BSC in Management, and a MSC in Social and Solidarity Economy.

Francisco Santarém

Graduated in Biology (minor in Ecology), followed by a Masters in Marketing Management (master thesis focused on ’employer brand management’ applied to the non profits sector) and further training in entrepreneurship (Porto Business School) and social innovation (IES Social Business School).

Harriet Gibson

Harriet has a Master’s in Human Rights and over eight years’ experience in the development and humanitarian sectors. She focuses on MEL/IMM, international development, refugee issues and social impact.

Ines Souza
Inês Sousa

Inès has a degree in Business Management and a post-graduate course on Social Program and Project Evaluation from UCP. Has over 20 years of banking experience. She focused on impact investing, financial sustainability and social impact measurement.

Liliana Dias

Liliana holds a double Masters in Psychology & Human Resources management. She is specialised in human resources consultancy, DEIB, internal CSR practices, organizational health & benefits and vulture and vhange management.

Luís Costa

Luis holds a degree in Biomedical Engineering and has specialised in impact evaluation since 2015. His experience as a consultant also includes strategic planning and project selection.

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Maria João Ferreira

Maria João has a post-graduate in Evaluation of Social Programs and Projects from UCP, and experience in the third sector since 2002. She focuses on social impact evaluation, fundraising and organisational assessment.

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Mariana Segre

Human rights and CSR specialist, Mariana has worked internationally in Brazil, Europe and Africa. She is focused on social impact management and measurement, project evaluation and CSR strategy and reporting.

Patrice Santos

Patrice holds various Master’s degrees in political science, international economics, governance and development studies. He focuses on the transformative impact of innovation, strategic planning and project evaluation.

Ricardo Marques

Ricardo is a sociologist with a PhD in Social Sustainability and Development. Consultant in Portugal and Angola, his areas of interest are communication for development, human rights, third sector and impact assessment.

Sónia Ribeiro

Sónia is a project manager and consultant specialised in strategy and strategic design for companies and institutions, internal organisation and proceedings. She also mentors entrepreneurs and coordinates acceleration programs.


Carol Solórzano Canales
Carol has more than 8 years of experience with CSOs in Latin America and France. With a focus on Sustainable Development and youth empowerment, she currently works in communications and project management, systematization, and evaluation.
Julie Berdux-Dehareng
Julie has led social impact projects, programs and enterprises for 14 years. She worked in different types of organizations : NGO (Amnesty International), Impact fund (Omydiar network), Venture Philanthropy Foundation (Fournier) and corporates (Roche, Pfizer). She worked and lived in 8 countries: Belgium, France, Madagascar, United Kingdom, Canada, Brazil and Mexico.
Danielle Kitchingman-Roy

Danielle is an experienced evaluator with over eight years’ experience in qualitative research and report writing in the humanitarian and development sectors. She has worked for a wide variety of clients across multiple countries, including among others, the Danish Refugee Council in Iraq, ECHO in Afghanistan, ActionAid UK in Uganda, Action Contre la Faim in the DRC, IOM in Mauritania.

Sophie Chauliac

Sophie has a Master’s in Business Management and is specialized in financial inclusion and social entrepreneurship in Latin America. She focuses on project evaluation and impact measurement for development banks and NGOs. She’s also a journalist.



Joana Cerejo
Idrissa Kaba


Stephanie Sacco

Stephanie is an Anthropologist and social impact project manager with over 10 years of work experience in the social sector. She is an expert on social innovation methodologies, facilitation, project management, and strategic planning using methodologies such as the theory of change.


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Edwin Supreme Asare

Edwin is an experienced MERL consultant with over 10 years of experience in Monitoring, Evaluation, Research, and Learning. Edwin holds an MSc in Development Management, with a specialization in Development Impact Assessment. He has been providing support to local and international organizations in the areas of Monitoring, Evaluation, Research, and Learning. 

Michele Dimastrogiovanni

Michele is a multilingual researcher specialised in Monitoring & Evaluation. He holds an MSc in International Development and has worked in policy and advocacy to improve livelihood conditions across Africa and Latin America.


Andrea Chacón Chávez

Andrea is a consultant with extensive experience in measuring the management, results, and impacts of social programs in 15 Latin American countries, working with different types of organizations. Researcher focused on topics related to vulnerable populations, inequalities, and violence.. 

Inji Elabd
Inji Elabd

Inji is an evaluator focusing on social enterprise, livelihoods, and economic inclusion. She is passionate about participatory research, complex portfolio evaluations and ecosystem mapping. She also believes in the power of art for social change. 



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Peter Irungu
Peter Irungu

Peter has more than 20 years’ experience in institutional strategy development, and project management. He is a prolific trainer and facilitator across diverse development and social justice sectors and is passionate about human rights, equality and inclusion.

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Tanja Hafner Ademi

Tanja is a seasoned professional specialising in non-profit leadership, management, development, enabling environment and evaluations.

Elida Villalba



Rasa Sekulovic
Adnen Ben Hadj

United Kingdom

Aurelie Faugier

Aurelie has over 15 years of experience across both the private and the non-profit sectors. She’s passionate about unlocking people and organisations’, especially related to women and girls. Her expertise is in bringing together social and business needs, increasing the effectiveness of programmes and teams, and connecting people. 

Leonora Buckland

Dr. Leonora Buckland specialises in gender, social entrepreneurship, impact investing and impact management. She ran a venture philanthropy foundation and has managed a variety of large-scale research/consulting projects.


Stella Gonzalez Alfonso

Multidisciplinary researcher interested in sustainable tourism development, environmental education, and remote work practices. Most of her work experience involves sharing knowledge through consultancy reports, scientific conferences, blogs, and environmental education programs.

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