Economic Forum with Ms. Elaine Collado: Public Policy and Risk Management in the Philippines

24.05.18 AHK News

This year’s fourth Economic Forum organized by the German-Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Inc., in cooperation with German Club Manila and the German Embassy Manila entitled “Public Policy and Risk Management in the Philippines” was held on the 24th of May 2018. The distinguished speaker of the forum, Ms. Elaine Collado, is the country director of Vriens & Partners’ Philippines.

Vriens & Partners Philippines works with business, government, civil society, and the media. Their company has acquired expertise in both the legislative processes and media environment the Philippines. They have developed strong and reliable networks among senior civil servants, politicians, journalists and business leaders in Asia and they bring these practical assets to bear on client assignments.

Ms. Collado’s talk was about how we can bridge the gaps between multinational companies (MNCs) and the government, the strategic approach in public diplomacy, and tax reforms and its impact to businesses. She also addressed the challenges here in the Philippines and explained how we can drive the government to pursue our interests and how the foreign and local companies should understand it on the local context.

The German-Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry, would like to extend its gratitude to Ms. Elaine Collado, for imparting with us her knowledge and experience about public policy and risk management in the Philippines, and to the attendees for their presence and active participation.

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