Gina is an established leader in integrated internal and external communications with solid experience in corporate affairs, public relations, marketing and broadcast journalism.
She has held senior executive positions in complex and issues-rich environments: international banking, insurance and financial services, the Philippine Senate and Australian higher education, among others.
Gina has designed strategic integrated communication programs that built profiles and reputations, developed stakeholder and media relations, won election campaigns, launched national and regional events, and managed organizational change and transformation.
She further had firsthand mass media experience as a TV and radio newscaster, scriptwriter and public service program host.
Gina is a John Maxwell-certified speaker, trainer, and coach. Her areas of expertise include public speaking and presentation skills, leadership, communications, crisis communications management and media literacy and training.
Currently, Gina is serving as a consultant to the Office of Philippine Senator and Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III. Further, she is a guest lecturer at the Armed Forces of the Philippines-Command and General Staff College (AFP-CGSC), training future generals and admirals of the Philippines and ASEAN countries on how to handle the media.
She has also been very recently named a senior consultant at Inspire Leadership Consultancy, Inc., handpicked by no less than Francis Kong. In this capacity, Gina will be conducting workshops and seminars on leadership, communication, presentation and public speaking skills, crisis communications management, and media literacy and training.
Gina obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Communication, cum laude, from the University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City.