ENGAGE BUSINESS, COMMUNITY AND THOUGHT LEADERS

More than 30 experts from over 10 countries will exchange views on how our world is changing, what we have learned from the pandemic and how we can re-imagine our future. Some of these confirmed speakers are below

EMILY ABRERA

  • Trustee, Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation
  • Former Chairman, President & CEO of McCann-Erickson Philippines

SUSAN AFAN

  • President, Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation, Philippines
  • Member of Board of Trustees, ABS-CBN Foundation Inc and Bayan Academy
JAIME AUGUSTO ZOBEL DE AYALA

  • Chairman, Ayala Corporation, Philippines
  • Steering Committee Member and Steward of The Council for Inclusive Capitalism with The Vatican
  • Recognized in 2017 as a United Nations Sustainable Development Goals Pioneer by the UN Global Compact

DR. JAIME ARISTOTLE B. ALIP

  • Founder, Center for Agriculture and Rural Development – Mutually Reinforcing Institutions (CARD MRI), Philippines, a group of institutions whose main focus is poverty eradication.
  • 2008 Ramon Magsaysay Awardee and 2019 Ramon V. Del Rosario Award for Nation Building

SHAWN ASKINOSIE

  • Author of “Meaningful Work: The Quest to Do Great Business, Find Your Calling and Feed Your Soul” (2017), a #1 bestseller on Amazon
  • Named by Forbes as “One of the 25 Best Small Companies in America”
  • Founder and CEO, Askinosie Chocolate, USA
DR. DAVID H. AUTOR

  • Co-author “The Work of the Future: Building Better Jobs in an Age of Intelligent Machines” (2022)
  • Professor of Economics, MIT, USA
  • Co-director of the School Effectiveness and Inequality Initiative
DR. DYNAH A. BASUIL

  • Professor and Executive Director, Ramon V. Del Rosario Sr. Center for Corporate
  • Responsibility, Asian Institute of Management, Philippines
ROSARIO CAJUCOM-BRADBURY

  • Board Member and Corporate Secretary of Philippine-Swiss Business Council
  • Adviser to Wallace Business Group

Dr. DAMON CENTOLA

  • Author of “Change: How to Make Big Things Happen” (2021) and “How Behavior Spreads: The Science of Complex Contagions” (2018)
  • Director, Network Dynamics Group
  • Professor in the Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania

DR. CHEN, CHIEN-JEN

  • Epidemiologist and Distinguished Professor, Genomics Research Center, Academia Sinica

  • Former Minister of Health and Vice President, Taiwan

DR. SANDY CHONG

  • US Stevie International Business Awards – Executive of the Year and Entrepreneur of the Year, 2020
  • Asia Top Sustainability Woman of the Year Awardee 2019
  • Founder, Verity Consulting, Australia
SHARON DAYOAN

  • Chairman & CEO, KPMG R.G. Manabat & Co., Philippines
  • President, Filipina CEO Circle

RAMON R. DEL ROSARIO, JR.

  • President and CEO, PHINMA Group, Philippines

JOHN ERIC FRANCIA

  • President & CEO, AC Energy Corporation
LOUISA GATHECHA

  • Co-Founder, Bottle Logistics East Africa Limited, Kenya

RYAN GERSAVA

  • Recognized in 2021 in Forbes 30 Under 30
  • Founder of Virtualahan, the first Filipino company to win the Global Champion for the Young Innovators Award and Google Business Stories Award

Dr. BRADLEY GOOGINS

  • Senior Fellow of the E4Impact Foundation and Strategy Professor in several E4Impact MBAs in Africa
  • Senior Fellow at the Lewis Institute on Social Innovation Babson College

PROF. DAVID GRAYSON

  • Chair, Institute of Business Ethics and Chair-Designate, Leonard Cheshire, UK
  • Co-author of “All In: The Future of Business Leadership” (2018)
  • Emeritus Professor of Corporate Responsibility and Former Director of the Doughty Centre for Corporate Responsibility, Cranfield School of Management, United Kingdom
DR. HARISH HANDE

  • CEO, Solar Electric Light Company (SELCO), India that has impacted more than one million poor people across 6 Indian states
  • Recipient of 2018 Zayed Future Energy Prize and 2018 Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship
  • 2011 Ramon Magsaysay Awardee

DR. APARNA HEGDE

  • Founder and Chairperson, ARMMAN, India
  • Recognized by Fortune as one of the World’s 50 Greatest Leaders in 2021 for a quick pivot to provide antenatal and pediatric care in response to Covid 19

JESUS ANTONIO S. ITCHON

  • Vice Chairman and President, BDO Network Bank, Philippines

PATRICIA ANNE N. JAVIER-GUTIERREZ

  • Executive Director and Philippine Head of Communications, JPMorgan Chase & Co.

BRAD JONES

  • CEO, Wave Money, the leading fintech company in Myanmar
DR. PARAG KHANNA

  • Author of “The Future is Asian: Commerce, Conflict, and Culture in the 21st Century” (2019)
  • Served as advisor to governments of over 30 countries
  • Founder & Managing Partner,FutureMap, Singapore

DR. KRISANA KRAISINTU

  • Thai pharmaceutical scientist and champion for medical access for the poor who created the first generic HIV cocktail drug
  • Recognized in Bill Gates’s Heroes in the Field in 2017
  • 2009 Ramon Magsaysay Awardee

DR. ERIKA LEGARA

  • 2020 Outstanding Young Scientist Awardee by National Academy of Science and Technology, Philippines
  • Associate Professor, Asian Institute of Management

BILL LUZ

  • Chief Resilience Officer at Philippine Disaster Resilience Foundation

MA JUN

  • Founding Director, Institute of Public & Environmental Affairs, China
  • Recipient of the Goldman Environmental Prize (2012) and Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship (2015)
  • 2009 Ramon Magsaysay Awardee
DR. CHRISTOPHER P. MONTEROLA

  • Professor and Head, Aboitiz School of Innovation, Technology, and Entrepreneurship (ASITE), Asian Institute of Management, Philippines
TRI MUMPUNI

  • Founder and Executive Director, People Centered Business and Economic Institute (IBEKA), Indonesia
  • 2011 Ramon Magsaysay Awardee

DR. STEVEN MUNCY

  • Executive Director, Community and Family Services International
  • 2021 Ramon Magsaysay Awardee
CHANDRAN NAIR

  • Founder and CEO, Global Institute for Tomorrow, Hong Kong
  • Author of “The Sustainable State: The Future of Government, Economy, and Society” (2018)

DR. ADITI NERURKAR

  • Physician and Co-director of the Clinical Clerkship in Community Development, Harvard Medical School, USA
  • Internationally recognized speaker on stress, resilience and mental health
    during the Covid-19 pandemic and beyond.
DATO TIMOTHY ONG

  • Founder Chairman, Asia Inc Forum, Brunei
  • Board Member of Baiduri Bank and National Insurance Company, Brunei
  • Vice Chairman, Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation

PRAE PIROMYA

  • Deputy Chief of Party of USAID Enhancing Equality in Energy for Southeast Asia

AIMI RAMLEE

  • Co-Founder & Director of Digital Innovation & Growth, Tyne Solutions, Brunei
  • Recognized as one of the Leaders of the 2020 Obama Foundation Leaders: Asia-Pacific Program 

CESAR ROMERO

  • President and CEO, Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation, Philippines
  • Chairman of the Shell companies in the Philippines

BUNKER ROY

  • Founder, Barefoot College, India, which operates in over 2,000 villages in 93 countries worldwide
  • Social Entrepreneur of the Year, Business Standard (2017)

DR. CHITO SALAZAR

  • President and CEO, PHINMA Education Holdings, Philippines, a leading and innovative provider of quality tertiary education to underserved students
DR. MUHAMMAD AMJAD SAQIB

  • Founder, Akhuwat, Pakistan, the world’s largest Islamic microfinance organization
  • 2021 Ramon Magsaysay Awardee
ASHWEETHA SHETTY

  • Co-Founder of Bodhi Tree Foundation, India, a social venture that helps rural college graduates to access better career opportunities
DR. RENARD SIEW

  • Co-Lead, Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction Group, Global Young Academy
  • Named one of Asia’s 21 Young Leaders by Asia Society (2018)

HIRO TIEN

  • Co-Founder of Viralspace (acquired by Smartly.io), helping digital marketers make data driven decisions about their ad creative using AI
  • Co-Founder of The MBA Fund, investing in startups coming out of Stanford, Harvard and UPenn

AMB. TOSHINAO URABE

  • Former Ambassador of Japan to the Republic of the Philippines and Ireland
  • Trustee, Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation
SONAM WANGCHUK

  • Founder and President of the Board, Students’ Educational and Cultural Movement of Ladakh (SECMOL), India
  • Inventor of the Ice Stupa technique to overcome water shortages in the Himalayan Highlands by tapping meltwaters to build artificial glaciers
  • 2018 Ramon Magsaysay Awardee
ANDREW WEAR

  • Author of “Recovery: How We can Create a Better, Brighter Future after a Crisis” (2021) and “Solved: How Other Countries Cracked the World’s Biggest Problems” (2020)
  • City Economist and Director of Economic Development & International, Melbourne, Australia
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