Who We Are

The Voice of Business in Education Reform

A non-profit founded in 2006 by the country’s top CEOs, Philippine Business for Education (PBEd) is the business community’s response

to the need for greater education and economy alignment.

We work towards an educational system for all Filipinos to lead productive lives, by forging partnerships for quality education and competitiveness. 

PBEd Advisers

Our Members


Assumption San Lorenzo

Bato Balani Foundation, Inc.

Globe Telecom

IBM Philippines

Magsaysay Maritime Corp

Management Association of the Philippines

Mapúa University

Planters Development Bank

Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation

Victory Liner, Inc.


Mr. Florangel Braid

Mr. Francis Chua

Mr. Baltazar Endriga

Mr. John Forbes

Mr. Rafael Hechanova Sr.

Mr. Sammie Lim

Mr. Warner Manning

Mr. Placido Mapa

Mr. Jose Pardo

Ms. York Vitangcol

Mr. Peter Wallace

Mr. George Yang

Our People

Lovelaine Basillote

Executive Director, Chief of Party - YouthWorks PH

Diane Fajardo

Deputy Executive Director, YouthWorks PH Senior Manager for Technical Programs

Ling Edillon

Director for Operations

Justine Raagas

Program Director for Workforce Development

Marco de los Reyes

Policy and Advocacy Manager

Ali Banta

Communications Manager

Ruth Ann Recto

Learning Crisis Campaign Coordinator

Pau Cajano

Senior Project Officer for Teaching and Learning

Hanibal Camua

Deputy Chief of Party - YouthWorks PH

Nina De Sagun

Communications Manager - YouthWorks PH

Alfonso Dulatre Jr.

Partnerships Manager - YouthWorks PH

Bernard Altavano

Work-based Training Manager - YouthWorks PH

Anthony Fernandez

Recruitment Manager - YouthWorks PH

Lawrence Malasa

Policy and Advocacy Officer - YouthWorks PH

Omar Rahaman

Program Manager - A Future That Works

Clarisse Gomez

Program Manager - Opportunity 2.0

Florence De Castro

Project Manager for Workforce Development

Donne Quirante

Executive Assistant to the Executive Director

Sheryl Mary Ann Velez

Program Assistant

Glory Ann Hortaleza

Scholarship Operations Officer

Giselle G. Macaventa

Mentoring Consultant - STEP UP

Kristina Angeli Lopez

Monitoring, Evaluation, Research, and Learning Assistant - YouthWorks PH

Mary Angel Imre Roque

NIAC Assistant - YouthWorks PH

John Nicdao

Project Officer for Workforce Development

Joshua Uel Abad

Program Officer for Workforce Development

Bruce Tyrone Ingat

Project Officer for First Future 2.0

Erika Marie Isidro

Technical Assistant - A Future That Works

Beverly Labiste

Technical Assistant - A Future that Works

Carlo Abadingo

Work-based Training Program Officer - YouthWorks PH

Cyril Marfil

Graphic Artist - YouthWorks PH

Dee Dacumos

Writer - YouthWorks PH

Kate Robles

Office Administrative Assistant - YouthWorks PH

Angelica Cess Ormilla

HR Admin Assistant - YouthWorks PH

Jeline Lailo

Operations Assistant - YouthWorks PH

Miguel Angeles

City Coordinator, Greater Manila Area - YouthWorks PH

Riva Valles

City Coordinator, Cebu - YouthWorks PH

Verna Pilayre

City Coordinator, Cagayan de Oro - YouthWorks PH

Darren Antonio Torres

City Coordinator, Zamboanga - YouthWorks PH

Eden Grace Mesias

City Coordinator, General Santos - YouthWorks PH

Nomar Berdin

Youth Empowerment and Recruitment Officer for Cebu - YouthWorks PH

Neah Abante

Youth Empowerment and Recruitment Officer for Zamboanga - YouthWorks PH

Norain Talib

Youth Empowerment and Recruitment Officer for CDO - YouthWorks PH

Glenn Arca

Youth Empowerment and Recruitment Officer for GenSan - YouthWorks PH

Angeline Indefenzo


Sharon Baylon

Finance Assistant

Lilia Peña

Finance Assistant

Reynante Antazo