DR. EDUARDO A. MORATO JR.
Bayan Academy Chairman
Expert in Marketing, Finance, and Human Resources
Dr. Eduardo Morato is currently the Chairman of Bayan Academy for Social Entrepreneurship and Human Resource Development, Inc. He also consults for and trains multinational corporations, Philippine public and private enterprises and educational institutions.
Chairman – ACE Center for Entrepreneurship
Eminent Fellow – Development Academy of the Philippines
Former Dean – Asian Institute of Management
Doctorate in Public Administration – University of the Philippines
MR. RAUL IE MANIKAN
Bayan Academy President
Prof. Raul IE Manikan is the President of Bayan Academy for Social Entrepreneurship and Human Resource Development, Inc. Prior to his present work in social entrepreneurship, Mr. Manikan worked as an executive in various industries for 25 years. Prior to his present work in social entrepreneurship, Mr. Manikan worked as an executive in various industries for 25 years.
Former Professor – Asian Institute of Management (AIM)
Visiting Professor – De La Salle University
Masters in Business Management – Asian Institue of Management (AIM)
Masters in Business Economics – Center for Research and Communications
MS. ESTELITA CHAVEZ-CATACUTAN
Deputy Executive Director for EDGE Program and Treasurer
Enterprise Developers, Growers and Evolvers (EDGE)
Prof. Estelita Chavez-Catacutan is the Enterprise Developers, Growers and Evolvers (EDGE) Managing Director of the Bayan Academy for Social Entrepreneurship and Human Resource Development (BASE-HRD). She is a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Financial Consultant and has worked for numerous foundations. Prof Catacutan is also a sought after speaker for NGOs, academic institutions and private corporations.
Masters in Entrepreneurship – Asian Institute of Management (AIM)
Best Service Provider – Entrepreneurship Guru, Asian Institute of Management
MR. LEVI P. VERORA
Director for Special Projects
Bayan Academy for Social Entrepreneurship and Human Resource Development
Mr. Levi Verora is the former Director of the Knowledge Resource Center/Knowledge Creation Group, Program Manager and Senior Consultant of the Asian Center for Entrepreneurship, Senior Researcher/Senior Consultant of the Center for Development Management, and Faculty for the Social and Microentrepreneurship Program – all at AIM. He also served as President of the Foundation for Rural Economic Enterprises and Development (FREED), Country Program Support Manager Plan International (Philippines), Senior Specialist of World Vision International (Philippines), and Managing Director of the Slum Improvement and Resettlement Program (SIRP) of the World Bank (Philippines).
Master in Entrepreneurship; Program for Development Management – AIM
Bachelor of Science, Major in Economics – Siliman University
Dip. in Policy Studies and Institutional Planning – Sophia University
Dip. in Cooperatives Development-Kibbutz System – Haifa University
Production Communes – Peking University
Executive Doctorate in Educational Leadership – Development Academy of the Philippines.
MS. MARITES NGABIT
Bayan Academy for Social Entrepreneurship and Human Resource, Inc.
Ms. Tess is a Certified Financial Accountant (CPA) and Certified Internal Auditor (CIA). She obtained her degree in Accountancy in Guagua National Colleges in Pampanga.
Master in Business Administration Major in Entrepreneurship and Microfinance – University of Makati
MS. SUSANA L. GIOLAGON
Chief Budget and Cash Officer
Bayan Academy for Social Entrepreneurship and Human Resource Development
Previously employed as Finance Officer in the Foundation for Development Alternatives, Inc., a non-government organization assisting the urban poor to acquire decent housing, Mrs. Susana Giolagon is now an assigned auditor of Tabak Service Cooperative, a starting catering service cooperative formed by the then, urban poor youth organization called Tambuli ng Kabataang Pilipino. She is also currently a volunteer teacher at Kids Church Ministry in Victory Christian Fellowship Nova.
Bachelor of Science in Accountancy – Wesleyan University
CPA Board – Philippine School of Business Administration
Leadership and Theology 1 & 2 – Victory Leadership Institute
Professional Civil Service
MR. BERNIE E. BALMEO
Associate and Customer Service Department Head
University of Makati
Mr. Bernie E. Balmeo is currently working as a professor at the University of Makati. He is also an accredited trainer of the ABS-CBN Bayan Academy’s Entrep-Eskwela.
Cum Laude Graduate – Polytechnic University of the Philippines
Doctor of Business Administration – Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila
MR. SHERWIN R. SANTOS
President, Praxis Integrated Consultancy Group Inc
Sherwin R. Santos is a senior management consultant with extensive participation in local and international engagements. His work experiences include developing, planning and managing projects for various corporate and government undertakings in the fields of project design, business development and process engineering. He has worked on projects with Airbus-SIMs Industrie, Milcom-Boeing, Air Asia Malaysia, SM Group, The World Bank, Department of Health – Philippines, and the Development Bank of the Philippines. S.R. Santos has likewise proficiency in the fields of corporate strategy, marketing management as well as strategic negotiations.
Sherwin is president of Praxis Integrated Consultancy Group Inc. He also serves as Chairman of North Terradev Corporation and Chief Operating Officer of Prime Terradev Corporation. He is also the executive director of Praxis Integrated Business Holdings Corp., DigitalPress Incorporated, Certified Pre-Owned Motors Inc., Fastransport Service Corporation and Praxis Diner Ideas Corporation.
Bachelor’s degree in Biology at the University of the Philippines-Diliman
MBA at the Asian Institute of Management,
Advance Development Program for Executives at Booth School of Business, University of Chicago,
Master Certification from the American Academy of Project Management.
Certified Management Consultant and Registered Financial Consultant.
Masters in Business Management (MBM) – Asian Institute of Management
Teaching Associate, Masters in Entrepreneurship Program – Asian Institute of Management
MR. MICHAEL DE JESUS
CMT Research and Consultancy, Inc.
Prof. Michael De Jesus is an expert in the different areas of strategic management, business/management research, marketing, entrepreneurship, and development management and administration. He has done research and consulting work for numerous firms in diverse industries.
Teaching Associate – Asian Center for Entrepreneurship and Management Education
Masters in Entrepreneurship – Asian Institute of Management
MS. RIVA GALVEZTAN
The Natural Shelf/TNS Health Products Corporation
Ms. Riva Galveztan is the Creative Director, Producer and host of “The Wellness Revolution,” an online health infotainment show that focuses on improving a person’s well being by changing the way he perceives everyday life. She also hosts “The Business Getaway,” a Global News Network talk show sponsored by the Philippine Stock Exchange that promotes entrepreneurship.
Masters in Entrepreneurship for Nation Building – Ateneo de Manila Graduate School of Business
MR. JOAO SANTIAGO MIRANDA
Homestyle Division Director
Center for International Trade Expositions and Missions of the Department of Trade and Industry
Prof. Joao Miranda has 14 years of experience in marketing and management for international trade and local lifestyle products. He is the overall project manager for the Manila F.A.M.E. International, a locally held international trade show. He is also the Philippine representative to the ASEAN-Japan Design Council as well as the representative to various trade missions in Europe and Asia.
Master in Entrepreneurship – Ateneo de Manila University
MR. AARON PALILEO
President for Marketing and Sales
ADP Industries Corporation
Mr. Aaron Palileo is a management and development consultant with over nine years of experience. He is also a frequent speaker and contributor in various local media outfits on the topics of wine appreciation, the Philippine wine market and wine marketing.
Part-time Faculty – Ateneo de Manila University
Masters in Business Management – Asian Institute of Management
MR. GEORGE QUITORIANO
Prior to starting his own businesses, Prof. George Quitoriano was the Assistant Vice President of Nestle Philippines. He now owns 60 stores nationwide, the most popular of which is Vente.
Part-time Faculty – De La Salle University
Lecturer – Assumption College
Masters of Entrepreneurship, with commendation – Asian Institute of Management
MS. SUSAN CORAZON ROALLOS
Prof. Susan Roallos is a Certified Public Accountant and accounting professor. She is also a well-known resource speaker on Finance Management.
Masters in Business Administration, major in Entrepreneurship and Microfinance – University of Makati
Former Professor – University of Makati
MR. EDWIN M. SUSON
University of Santo Tomas
Prof. Edwin M. Suson is a professor at the University of Santo Tomas. He is highly regarded as a resource speaker and trainer in personal finance, marketing and entrepreneurship. He is also a Registered Financial Planner by the RFP Institute, USA.
Masters of Science in Management – University of Asia and the Pacific
Diplomate in Marketing Management – Ateneo Graduate School of Business – Center for Continuing Education
Former Professor – Olivarez College
Former Professor – Centro Escolar University
Dr. Norma Lange-Tagaza
International Human Resources Development
Consulting, Coaching, Training
Dr. Lange-Tagaza is an independent consultant for human resources, organizational development, executive coaching, executive development and training (various management topics). She is a Certified Trainer for Capacity WORKS (GTZ management topics, Licensed administrator of MBTI (Germany and USA).
She is an expert in facilitation and process guide for change initiatives, teambuilding, visioning workshops, and quality management. She has extensive experience in capacity development programs in health and education, including the training of directors and principals of vocational training institutions in Asia and Africa.
Dr. Lange-Tagaza is also an organizational development consultant and executive coach, with university teaching experience at the Pedagogical Institute of Marburg University and the Institute of Public Health, Heidelberg University. She has been traveling a lot as Key Expert on Health and Education Capacity Building, as facilitator; trainer and consultant on curriculum development and performance management programs in India under GT Z in Vietnam, Philippines, Kenya, Cambodia, Tanzania, Pakistan, Thailand and Indonesia.