Founder of Burrus Development
Inès holds a Bachelor’s degree in biology and two Master’s degrees, one in sustainable resource management and the other in real estate and international asset engineering.
She started her career in the Sustainable Agriculture department of Nestlé. She implemented rural development projects in the coffee and cocoa producing regions. She then gained experience in public affairs by managing global partnerships at the corporate level. Sponsored by Nestlé, Nespresso and ECOM Agroindustrial, she went on to complete a PhD programme in economics with a specialisation in management at HEC Lausanne, Switzerland. Her research focused on how to make agriculture attractive to rural youth.
Ines is the founder and CEO of three social enterprises: Equal Profit, a certification model that ensures transparent and fair distribution of profits among supply chain actors; Fynka, a mobile application that aims to ensure a prosperous income for small-scale farmers; and Terrakodo, a social impact IT company.