With more than 20 years in climate change and environment fields, Gia presently heads WWF Philippines’ Climate Change and Energy Programme, concurrently serving as Earth Hour Philippines’ National Director. She chaired National Renewable Energy Board’s Public Relations and IEC Sub-committee and was British Embassy Manila’s first Climate Change Attaché. Gia has worked at the Manila Observatory, Department of Environment and Natural Resources and Environmental Management Bureau. A Philippine delegation member to the UNFCCC, she holds degrees in Economics and Law, has trained at the Beahrs Environmental Leadership Program, UC Berkeley and Renewables Academy, Germany. Her expertise includes environmental law, climate finance, and renewable energy legislation and policy.