José María Larrañaga Bolinaga
He started working at age 14 combining it with his studies at the Politeknika Vocational School of Mondragon. With a little over 20 years old, he became a Copreci cooperative member and since then his work activity has always been linked to the cooperative movement and specifically to MCC (Mondragon Cooperative Corporation).
He has been involved in the foundation of the Ikastola Jose Arana of Escoriaza and the Escoriaza Teacher Training School and currently works as teaching staff at various Universities and companies.
His life has always been linked to Escoriaza (Guipuzcoa) where he served as Municipal Councillor for four terms.