As part of its mission to bring the benefits of financial technology to various industries, the Fintech Philippines Association has appointed committees to bring together members from across various industries. Meet the leaders of three of the industry committees: insurance, transportation and real estate.
Committee Chair for Insurance
Melissa Henson serves as chief marketing officer of Manulife Philippines, the Philippine branch of a century-old multinational pillar of the insurance industry. She brings with her over 15 years of experience across marketing disciplines including branding and advertising; PR and communications; digital marketing and solutions; product development and management; customer experience; loyalty marketing; and events management. An engaging people manager, Melissa is committed to building dynamic teams and developing talent.
Committee Chair for Transportation
George Royeca serves as head of regulatory and public affairs for Angkas, the pioneering motorcycle ride-hailing service in the Philippines. George brings with him over 10 years of IT, new media, and business development experience as a top-level executive focused on M&As in consumer facing businesses.
Committee Chair for Real Estate
Mikko Barranda serves as associate director for Leechiu Property Consultants, a real-estate services firm specializing in leasing, tenant representation, BPO site selection and sales and acquisition. By profession, he is a licensed real-estate broker who has helped many multinational companies and business-process outsourcing providers find suitable office spaces in the Philippines. He is also the cofounder of Acceler8, a hybrid workspace that offers virtual office plans, private offices, meeting room plans and event spaces.