Class of 2023
Iking is a passionate development consultant with significant research and policy experience focused on improving sustainable learning and employment outcomes of vulnerable youth in the Asia Pacific. He holds a firm belief that government and development institutions play an instrumental role in ensuring that education and labor market opportunities are inclusive and accessible to all sectors of society. More recently, his work has focused on understanding the enablers and barriers to resilience among workers and entrepreneurs amidst the coronavirus crisis to inform better response and recovery policy initiatives in the Asia Pacific. Iking joins the GHD program with over six years of professional experience working with several international organizations such as the Asian Development Bank, Plan International, and EnCube Labs.
Iking double-majored in Development Studies and Communications and Technology Management at the Ateneo de Manila University in the Philippines. He is an insatiable learner and is eager to continue expanding his knowledge and skills to improve his service to vulnerable communities