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Robin Michael Garcia, PhD Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Robin is a political scientist who has advised governments and companies on public policy and political risks as well as on government relations. He has also advised political campaigns for veteran politicians and neophyte electoral candidates alike. He obtained BA in Development Studies and a Master of Public Administration from De La Salle University and  the University of the Philippines, respectively. He holds a Ph.D. in Politics and International Relations from Fudan University in Shanghai, China and serves as Assistant Professor at the Political Economy Program of the University of Asia & the Pacific.

Richard Heydarian Senior Advisor for Political Risk

Richard is an internationally-published academic, opinion columnist, and media pundit as well as policy adviser, focusing on the Asia-Pacific region.

Eylla Laire M. Gutierrez Senior Consultant at WR

Eylla is a Senior Consultant at WR. She also serves as the Sustainable Tourism Specialist of the Masungi Georeserve Foundation Inc. Prior to this, she served as an intern at the National Green Growth Policy and Green Local and Regional Economic Development under the Green Economic Development at the Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ); at the Fleishman-Hillard (FH) Manila, and at the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) Philippines. She has completed her MA Development Policy (under KAS scholarship) and BA International Studies major in European Studies (Magna Cum Laude) in De La Salle University, Philippines.