Aimee has over a decade of experience scaling non-profit livelihood and child nutrition programmes nationwide across the Philippines. Before she entered the NGO world, Aimee’s determination to break boundaries began when she became the Philippines’ first female commercial pilot, a career which she pursued for 10 years.
She is passionate about the transformative impact of FTC’s pre-migration training and
Curriculum Development Manager
As our Curriculum Development Manager, Paul ensures that our training continues to provide relevant and practical preparation for our trainees. Paul's background is rooted in economic opportunities advocacy for youth and in developing employability training modules for large scale NGO programs locally in the Philippines.
Training Center Manager
Leo brings to FTC over 20 years of experience in delivering training programs. These have been primarily government and NGO programs aimed at supporting local marginalised communities including fisher folk and farmers. Leo was an OFW himself and brings important insights from this experience into the training with our first-time workers.
Shula has a motivation for teaching, driven by the sense of fulfilment that comes from seeing her students and trainees master skills. Prior to FTC, she was an instructor at the Tarlac School of Arts and Trades, and has a background in Hospitalities and Restaurant Services.
Delia joined the FTC team after more than 25 years working as a domestic worker abroad. In her own words, it is both "a challenge and a great opportunity" to share her experiences to first-time workers in order to help them prepare for what's ahead.
Anne joined the FTC team drawn by the organization's mission to support and prepare first-time migrant workers for their work and life abroad. As Administrative Assistant, she supports the smooth running of trainings at the center. Her hope is that all FTC trainees leave the center confident in themselves, their work, and their professionalism.
Claire has 11 years of experience instructing children in academics. At FTC, she saw the opportunity to use her passion for teaching by helping first-time migrant workers realise their potential. She looks forward to seeing FTC graduates achieve their goals as they leave the center prepared for what's ahead.
Christopher Tan is currently Chief Strategy Officer of Phinma Education and the COO of PHINMA University of Pangasinan. Christopher started his career as a human rights lawyer in the Philippines before moving into poverty alleviation. He has held senior positions at leading social development organizations in the US and the Philippines, including the position of Regional CEO, Asia Grameen Foundation.
Gigi Gatti is currently Director, Asia and Country Director, Philippines for Grameen Foundation. She originally joined Grameen as a technical specialist with a background in IT, and has since worked in finance and been Board Director of a leading education charity in the Philippines.
Maria Raquel Chavez
Maria Raquel Chavez is a Corporate and M&A Partner at PJS Law. She is one of the leading partners in the banking, finance and capital markets team. She regularly counsels foreign and domestic clients on corporate compliance and significant regulatory. From 2003 to 2006, she was the principal legal consultant to the Philippine Electricity Market Corporation (PEMC) in relation to the commercial operations of the Philippine Wholesale Electricity Spot Market (WESM).
Jennifer Meehan joined Fair Employment Foundation just a few months after its set-up, inspired by the vision to address – at scale - the root causes of forced labor. Jennifer has focused her career on the empowerment of the most marginalized communities in Asia and beyond, with a focus on business approaches to social change. She worked with Grameen Foundation from 2005 to 2013 where her last role was co-head of Global Programs and Asia Regional CEO.
Tammy Baltz was volunteering for Hong Kong NGO, Helpers for Domestic Helpers, when she saw the opportunity for Fair Employment Foundation to address the root cause of forced labour. Having spent over a decade providing legal support to domestic workers who had been overcharged by employment agencies, Tammy concluded that only systemic change could stop the revolving door of indebted workers. Tammy has a background as a CPA at PricewaterhouseCoopers and an SAP consultant in the US, Europe and Asia.