Carlos Mataix

Universidad Politécnica de Madrid and Council for Cooperation in Development

A full professor in the Department of Organisational Engineering of the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Carlos Mataix is the director of the university’s Centre for Innovation in Technology for Human Development (itdUPM). He has had extensive experience in the field of international development cooperation. He was a co-founder of the NGO Engineering Without Borders (now ONGAWA) and was a manager in the International Development Cooperation (AECID) Aid Planning and Quality Unit. He has also been a visiting researcher at the University of Sussex –Institute of Development Studies (IDS)– in the United Kingdom. He has published a variety of articles and books on cooperation management and, in particular, on building partnerships with the business sector.