Our team

Los miembros del equipo Oportunitas

Marcel Abbad

Director IMF Oportunitas SL

Marcel has more than 25 years of experience in the banking sector. He has performed a variety of functions in the social sector, with special focus on integration and economic development. He has also been a member of the Board of Directors of the European Microfinance Network, director of the Interlife Foundation, and creator of the Oportunity Program of MACS Social Consulting. He is also the author of the book, Microcredits: Loans to Dignity.

Ingrid Piqué

Director Oportunitas Foundation

Ingrid is a social educator with a Masters in Communication from the Higher Institute of Marketing in Barcelona. Prior to her work with Oportunitas, she worked in the communication, advertising, and marketing departments of Caixa Penedès for 18 years. She has extensive experience in Volunteer Program Management, managing teams of more than 100 volunteers.

Francesca Malizia

Operations Manager IMF Oportunitas SL

Francesca has a degree in International Relations from La Sapienza University in Rome as well as a Masters in Development Management from the London School of Economics. She has worked on consulting projects in the social sector, has experience in international corporation projects, and has served as an external consultant to develop studies on the Spanish microfinance sector.

Ignasi Muntanya

Loan Officer Catalonia

Ignasi holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration (University of Barcelona), a Master’s Degree in International Trade (Barcelona Chamber of Commerce) and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration and Management (La Salle/Manhattan College). He has a 30+ years’ experience in the finance sector and, as a civil servant, a 5+ years’ experience at developing and supporting private entrepreneurial projects. He also performs as a coach and entrepreneur in projects related to agroecology and environmental sustainability.

Imma Vivar

Accounting and Administration Officer IMF Oportunitas SL

Imma holds a diploma in Labor Relations from the Rovira I Virgilli University of Tarragona. During her time as a volunteer at the Oportunitas Foundation, Imma collaborated by doing administrative tasks.

Jéssica Pizarro

Social Impact Manager Oportunitas Foundation

Jéssica has a degree in psychology from the University of Valparaíso in Chile as well as a Masters in Social and Educational Interventions at the University of Barcelona. She has experience in project coordination, and specializes in strengthening entrepreneurial and microenterprise management, volunteering, and design and development training tools. She is a consultant of various social innovation projects in the public and private sector.