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


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. George Yang

Mr. Francis Chua

Mr. Brian Belen

Ms. Marivic De Jesus-Del Pilar

Mr. Guido Alfredo Delgado

Dr. Reynaldo Vea

Mr. Arnold Salvador

Mr. Ernest Cu

Atty. Alexander Cabrera

Our People

Justine Raagas

Executive Director

Diane Fajardo

Deputy Executive Director for Policy, Advocacy, and Communications

Hanibal Camua

Deputy Executive Director for Programs and YouthWorks PH Chief of Party

Ling Edillon

Director for Operations

Donne Quirante

Chief of Staff

Andoni Santos

Policy and Advocacy Manager

Cherry Basbaño

Communications Manager

Alfonso Dulatre Jr.

Senior Partnerships Manager

Samantha Uichico

Senior Program Manager for Workforce Development

Shyrrel Canlas

Senior Program Manager for Workforce Development

Eunice Hechanova

Program Manager for Teaching and Learning

Paul Escoton

Monitoring, Evaluation, Learning Specialist

Lawrence Malasa

Senior Policy and Advocacy Officer

Ruth Ann Recto

Senior Communications Officer for Advocacy

Louise Anne Oblena

Senior Communications Officer for Programs

Mary Gleefer Jalea

Senior Program Officer - Opportunity 2.0

Kydee Estigoy

Senior Program Officer - GO and LEAD & Opportunity 2.0

Roland Lladoni


Glory Ann Hortaleza

Senior Finance Officer

Sheryl Velez

Administrative Officer

Rhea Lubuguin

HR Officer for Performance Management and Retention

Leah Verona

HR Officer for Talent Acquisition and Labor Relations

Reynante Antazo