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

Lawrence Malasa

Senior Policy and Advocacy Officer

Edward Shiener Landoy

Policy and Advocacy Officer

Shiela Se

Policy and Advocacy Officer

Marie Genevieve Bautista

Policy and Advocacy Officer

Gazelle Serrano

Policy and Advocacy Officer

Tuesday Lagman

Policy and Advocacy Officer

Quiel Quiwa

Policy Coordination Officer

Therese Diana Peña

Government Relations and Public Policy Specialist

Ruth Ann Recto

Senior Communications Officer for Advocacy

Louise Anne Oblena

Senior Communications Officer for Programs

Rudolfh Jeremiah Magno

Content Creator

Paul Escoton

Monitoring, Evaluation, Learning Specialist

Samantha Cornista

Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer for Workforce Development

Alfonso Dulatre Jr.

Partnerships Manager - YouthWorks PH

Tanya Maria Antonio

Recruitment and Work-based Training Manager - YouthWorks PH

Niña de Sagun

Jr. Communications Manager - YouthWorks PH

Roselyn Tomas

Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Specialist - YouthWorks PH

Mike Labendia

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

Denver Pasiliao

Information Management Officer - YouthWorks PH

Carmine Gañac

Work-based Training Program Officer - YouthWorks PH

Bennard Simbulan

Partnerships Officer - YouthWorks PH

Sarah Gellor-Hidalgo

Partnerships and Training Coordinator for Luzon - YouthWorks PH

Riva Valles

City Coordinator for Cebu - YouthWorks PH

Verna Pilayre

City Coordinator for Cagayan de Oro - YouthWorks PH

Darren Antonio Torres

City Coordinator for Zamboanga - YouthWorks PH

Sharrold Rey Omondang

Partnerships and Training Coordinator for Southern Mindanao - YouthWorks PH

Marylene Joy Bechayda

Youth Empowerment and Recruitment Officer for Luzon - YouthWorks PH

Kookie Gutierrez

Youth Empowerment and Recruitment Officer for Cebu - YouthWorks PH

Norain Talib

Youth Empowerment and Recruitment Officer for CDO - YouthWorks PH

Rocelyn Encabo

Youth Empowerment and Recruitment Officer for Zamboanga - YouthWorks PH

Glenn Arca

Youth Empowerment and Recruitment Officer for General Santos - YouthWorks PH

Beatriz Aguila

Communications Assistant - YouthWorks PH

Samantha Uichico

Senior Program Manager - A Future that Works and Future Skills Now

Aida Baltazar

Partnerships Manager - Future Skills Now

Carlo Abadingo

Training Program Manager - Future Skills Now

Erin Gaile Tabangcura

Program Officer for Communications - Future Skills Now

Lyrka Mae Langahin

Technical Program Assistant - Future Skills Now

Niño Gines

Technical Program Assistant - Future Skills Now

Navin Oliver Ledesma

Training Assistant - Future Skills Now

Gerlyn Villahermosa

Administrative & Finance Assistant - Future Skills Now

Matt Mabansag

Program Officer - A Future that Works

Erika Marie Isidro

Program Officer - A Future That Works

Beverly Labiste

Program Officer - A Future that Works

Shyrrel Canlas

Program Manager - Opportunity 2.0

Kevin David Estigoy

Private Sector Officer for Quezon City - Opportunity 2.0

Georilyn Rodriguez

Private Sector Officer for Pampanga - Opportunity 2.0

Kent Calumba

Private Sector Officer for Tagbilaran - Opportunity 2.0

Claire Cardona

Private Sector Officer for Cagayan De Oro - Opportunity 2.0

Aimee Delminguez

Private Sector Officer for Zamboanga - Opportunity 2.0

Mohamad Hussien Guro

Private Sector Officer for General Santos - Opportunity 2.0

Mary Gleefer Jalea

Program Officer for Communications - Opportunity 2.0

Danielle Yepez

Program Assistant for Communications - Opportunity 2.0

Jerico Silang

Program Assistant for Communications - Opportunity 2.0

Eunice Hechanova

Basic Education Coordinator

Oliver Beltran

Training and Module Development Officer -

Renchillina Joy Supan

Communications Officer -

Roland Lladoni


Glory Ann Hortaleza

Finance Officer for Programs

Lilia Peña

Finance Officer

Sharon Baylon

Finance Assistant

Sheryl Mary Ann Velez

Program Officer - Administrative

Francel Cualing

Administrative and Finance Officer for Workforce Development

Alma Sy

Administrative Officer - YouthWorks PH

Danielle Eunice Quirante

Administrative Assistant

Rhea Lubuguin

HR Officer for Performance Management and Retention

Leah Verona

HR Officer for Talent Acquisition and Labor Relations

Reynante Antazo