Joan is Vice President of Kickstart Ventures, the corporate venture capital arm of Globe Telecom. She is a member of the Kickstart Deal Team.

Prior to Kickstart, Joan was Investment Manager for Southeast Asia at LGT Venture Philanthropy. For six years, Joan was primarily responsible for the sourcing, screening, execution, and management of LGT VP’s deals in the region.

In 2015, Joan also served as a consultant to the Department of Trade and Industry of the Republic of the Philippines, working on matters related to MSME development, tech startups, innovation, inclusive business, and social enterprise.

Joan holds a B.S. in Management Engineering with a minor in English Literature from the Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines.