Worked as a Management Consultant for Small and Medium
Enterprises and Non-government Organizations.
A Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and worked for
international corporations such as: Avon Products, Mfg. Inc, in New York, USA, Union
Carbide Philippines, Inc., Merck Shape and Dohme (Philippines), Inc. and Colgate-
Palmolive (Philippines), Inc.
Former Executive Director of the Microfinance Council of the
Philippines, Inc. (MCPI) from 2000-2009.
Worked as a Consultant for different organizations: Asian
Institute of Finance, Bank Negara Malaysia, Development Academy of the Philippines,
Risk Management Solutions Inc (RIMANSI) on Micro-Insurance, and International Fund
for Agricultural Development (IFAD).
Executive Director of the Center for International Law and a
Senior Associate of Roque and Butuyan Law Offices.
A lawyer by profession, his recent cases include:
representations before the ASEAN Inter-Governmental Commission on Human Rights on
behalf of the victims of the 2009 Maguindanao massacre and a pending mandamus suit on
behalf of the Filipino Comfort Women.
Currently the President and CEO of Alliance of Philippine
Partners in Enterprise Development (APPEND). Served also as the Interim President and
CEO of PinoyAko Insurance Services, Inc. and the Director of Opportunity Kauswagan
Former Chairman of the Committee on Good Governance,
Foundation for Sustainable Society Incorporated (FSSI) from 2009 to 2010.