Ms. Kristin Koleen Davila-Palaganas

Koleen has been sharing her expertise and serving in the development sector for more than 15 years. Focusing on management, communications, campaigns, and sustainable development, she has been helping propel non-profit organizations to reach their targets and challenge them to innovate and improve their services. She has taken on multiple roles and has global experience particularly in Asia-Pacific and Europe. Koleen has contributed greatly to non-profits like MOVE.ORG FOUNDATION, HOPENOW PHILIPPINES FOUNDATION, and PHILDEV FOUNDATION by setting up organizational best practices and marketing strategies. Highlights of her career include leading the award-winning “I BUILD” campaign for Habitat for Humanity in the Philippines, and directing the capital campaign for St. Luke’s Medical Center. Currently, Koleen is the Vice President for Sustainable Development, Corporate Affairs and Sustainability for SM Investments Corporation. She has pioneered the SM group’s sustainability efforts, communication, and reporting and has earned two GOLD ANVIL awards. <back