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The Philippines

The Lab’s regional program in the Philippines seeks to mobilize private climate finance investment in the country with the potential to scale across the Asia-Pacific region.


Lab Members

Philippines Panel Members

Asian Development Bank

  • Scott Roberts
    Head, Southeast Asia Green Finance Hub

Bank of Philippine Islands

  • Jo Ann Eala
    VP & Head, Sustainability Office

Clime Capital

  • Rachel Santiago
    Country Director, Philippines

Forest Foundation Philippines

  • Jose Andres Canivel
    Executive Director

Global Affairs Canada

  • John Lok
    Head of Cooperation, Philippines


  • Ceejay Hernandez
    VP Corporate Sustainability

International Finance Corporation

  • Betsy Mendoza-Galang
    Senior Country Officer

Philippine Department of Energy

  • Patrick Aquino
    Director, Energy Utilization Management Bureau

United Nations Development Programme

  • Chongguang Yu
    Technical Specialist, Climate Finance and Investment
  • Floradema Eleazar
    Team Leader, Climate Action Program
  • Joseph Eijansantos
    Project Management Specialist
  • Joy Camille Baldo
    Project Analyst
  • Maria Theresa Espino-Yap
    Program Analyst

Philippines Observers

Allotrope Partners

  • Erik Chan
    Southeast Asia Director

BDO Unibank

  • Marla Alvarez
    VP & Head, Sustainability Office

Energy Development Corporation

  • Allan Barcena
    Head, Corporate Relations and Communications
  • Jimson Solatre
    Natural Resources Management Specialist

Philippine Department of Environment and Natural Resources

  • Elenida Basug
    Director, Climate Services

Philippine Department of Finance

  • Joaquin Alcaraz
    Project Development Officer
  • Stephanie Hilario
    Climate Finance Policy

Philippine Energy Regulatory Commission

  • Monalisa Dimalanta
    Head of the Philippine ERC Energy Regulatory Commission

Quantedge Advancement Initiative Ltd.

  • Zee Wei Pern
    Analyst, Programmes

World Resources Institute

  • Marlon Apanada
    Southeast Asia Lead, Corporate Decarbonization and Energy Finance

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