Iris Gokeelao/08 January 2020
Iris joined Abt Associates in 2018 and brings a background in project management, administration and operations and human resources to implementing and expanding Abt Associate’s programs in the Philippines and South East Asia. Previously, she spent years as Managing Director of a local non-profit organisation; Country Director of an international NGO; and Human Resources Manager at another international humanitarian organisation. Prior to that, she taught Economics and Management and worked as a human resources and training consultant. She began her professional career in the banking industry.
Iris earned a BA in Interdisciplinary Studies, with a major in Economics & Management and a minor in Japanese Studies from Ateneo de Manila University in the Philippines. In her spare time, she enjoys reading Nordic noir, science fiction and String Theory.