LGBT Chamber Chair speaking at the ASIA CEO FORUM’s Asia LGBTQ Summit 2018

From their webpage:
Let your true colors shine

Asia LGBTQ Summit establishes Philippines among the elite nations of the world that recognize and support diversity and inclusion in business and society.

Asia LGBTQ Summit recognizes the millions of people who still live in shame and fear because of the special way they were put on this earth. Help us spread the word that ALL people can reach their highest limits because of their personal contributions and not be hindered by their personal orientations.

Long known for being caring and supportive, Filipinos are leading the way in Asia in harnessing the special abilities and commitments of diverse people. Large organizations in Philippines already report LGBTQ employee participation rates as high as 20 and 30 percent.

Asia LGBTQ Summit features pioneering leaders speaking on inclusion strategies, common challenges and future opportunities in establishing your organization as world class.

Be with us for Asia LGBTQ Summit to make your organization a truly open and inclusive one for all people — especially those who associate themselves as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ).

Download the event program here.


Arthur Nowak

Senior Vice President, Asia Pacific Operations
Arthur is President and General Manager of the Teletech operations Philippines, Australia, and New Zealand entities. He is also global head of Training and Leadership Development responsible for building the skills of over 50,000 employees in the world.

Randy Estrellado

Chief Operating Officer
Maynilad Water
Randy oversees one of the nation’s largest utility companies. He was previously the company’s high-regarded and long-term CFO. Randy has an MBA from Harvard and was previously CFO for Metro Pacific Investments and ABS-CBN Broadcasting.

Jimmy Nguyen

Chief Executive Officer
nChain Group
Jimmy’s mission is to enable massive growth of the Bitcoin network – focusing on Bitcoin Cash as the true Bitcoin. The nChain group of companies consists of world-class scientific research, engineering and other professionals primarily based in London, United Kingdom and Vancouver, Canada.

Kate Cordova

Philippine Country Coordinating Mechanism of Global Fund
Kate is one of the nation’s most prominent promoters of transgender issues. She is the key force behind the Association of Transgenders in the Philippines. Kate also manages a motivated group of talented people at Capital One Philippines Support Services.

Mark Lwin

CEO and General Manager
AIG Philippines Insurance, AIG Shared Services (Philippines)
PRESENTER: Mark is unique in that he oversees 2 demanding business operations: AIG Insurance (in the day) and AIG Shared Services (in the night). He is recent winner of the Expatriate Executive of the Year at Asia CEO Awards.

Brian Tenorio

Chair and Founder
The Philippine LGBT Chamber of Commerce
Brian is currently an International Consultant for Branding and Design at the Asian Development Bank and a Design and Communications Consultant at the World Health Organization. He also chairs the Designers for Development Network New York. All this while heading his business in coffee+culture in the Philippines, Kape Coffee Co. and Tenorium Ent, his multi-disciplinary design agency in Manila.

Mark Woolfrey

Executive General Manager
QBE Group (Global Shared Services Center)
Mark leads a high-profile operation with 3 sites in Manila and Cebu, providing a range of high value services supporting 34 countries across Australia / New Zealand, Asia, Europe and North American Operations. He previously ran shared services operations for ANZ Bank.

John Nicholls

Former COO
HSBC Philippines
John is one of the region’s most senior banking executives with senior experience throughout the world (UK, Russia, Brazil, Peru, Azerbaijan, Taiwan, UAE, Philippines). He actively supports multiple social advocacies – corporate responsibility; diversity and inclusion; mentor to graduates working as public school teachers.

Boy Abunda

TV Host
King of Talk
Boy is a Filipino television host, publicist, talent manager and celebrity endorser. He has been dubbed as the King-of-Talk in local show business