Alexa CancioAlexa Cancio
Corporate sustainability analyst Cancio graduated with a degree in Business Management from the Ateneo de Manila University in 2013 with an aim to fuse this experience with her passion for the environment; as a student, she served as vice president for project management of the Ateneo Environmental Science Society. She completed part-time internships with the World Wildlife Fund and the OML Center to build her knowledge on the environment. After finishing a short-term contract with DevConcepts PH, a project management and development group, she joined the First Philippine Holdings Corporation (FPH) Corporate Sustainability Group and has led sustainability projects for subsidiaries including Energy Development Corporation, First Gen and First Philippine Industrial Park.
Corporate sustainability specialist Claudio brings to FPH more than 12 years’ experience in environmental management, stakeholder management, community development and management, project planning and implementation, and social research. She had a two-year stint with the Climate Change Commission under the Low Emission Capacity Building Project of the UNDP, which was instrumental for the draft of Executive Order 174 that institutionalized the Philippine Greenhouse Gas Inventory system in the country. She has proven expertise in environmental and social permit acquisition, implementation and monitoring. At present, she is involved in the design for embedding sustainability practices, particularly in community and environmental resilience, which was piloted in EDC sites. Claudio graduated with a BS in environmental science, cum laude, from Palawan State University and is currently taking up her master’s in urban and regional planning at the University of the Philippines Diliman.