Kathryn Balila

has built a 12-year career in the consumer-pharmaceutical industry from Wyeth Consumer Healthcare until it was acquired by Pfizer Inc. She rose from the ranks specializing in the area of supplier and material management, quality and product management. She served as the Contractor Quality Lead overseeing the manufacturing and packaging operations of plants catering to the Asia Pacific and Oceania.

Prior to her engineering profession, she taught English and Math to pre-school children at the Sacred Heart School in the tight-knit Chinese community of Binondo, Manila. Kath also worked as a business consultant for small and medium enterprises. She has completed Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering with a minor in Management at the
Mapua University. She hails from the north of the Philippine islands, spent her early childhood with her grandparents farm prior to joining her family upon starting primary school. With this, she developed
love for the nature and environment; believes in strong familial relations grounded in the Christian faith.
She speaks four dialects, likes to explore other cultures and food.