Leaders

BCMAP Directors and Officers for 2022

Committee Directors

 

Ramil "Mel" Cabodil, President

Mel is an advocate of Business Continuity in the country and this motivated him to establish the Business Continuity Manager’s Association of the Philippines (BCMAP). He was the founding President of this association in 2005, which was formalized as a non-profit NGO of the Philippines in 2011. BCMAP started as the official forum organizer of the Business Continuity Institute and now represents Disaster Recovery Institute International (DRII) in the Philippines. 

His extensive experience on disaster recovery enabled him to be the first Certified Business Continuity Professional (CBCP) of Disaster Recovery Institute International (DRII) in the Philippines. He got his certification from DRII in 2004. He continues to maintain this certification today and currently the Executive Director of DRI Philippines. He conducts Business Continuity certification classes for DRII and a Resource Speaker/Lecturer of the Ateneo Graduate School of Business – Center for Continuous Education.

He is currently the Country Manager of Technology Support Services of IBM Philippines. He is responsible for supporting and keeping the critical IT systems up and running for IBM infrastructure installed at various enterprises  in the country

 

 

Eugene "Yooge" Daga, Vice-President

Yooge has been in the Business Continuity practice for over 15 years.  He obtained his CBCP accreditation from the Disaster Recovery International Institute in 2012 with his first national exposure as a part of the technical writing group for the country’s wide-area and pandemic plan in cooperation with USAID and other government agencies.    Apart from his CBCP certification, he is also a certified trainer for the DRII certification course as well as a resource speaker at various engagements including the Ateneo Graduate School of Business CCE.   

Along with his extensive experience and knowledge in business continuity management, he has had leadership roles in risk management, process re-engineering, project management, corporate governance, OSH and data privacy.   Yooge has facilitated ISO certification ad management specifically ISO22301 and ISO27001 as part of his role.   He has been affiliated with various organizations in various industries such as banking, financial services, insurance, shared services and healthcare.  

He is currently the Director of Business Continuity Management for Tenet Healthcare for its Global Business Center in the Philippines, its Headquarters in Texas and affiliated hospitals in the United States.

  

Joselito Martin "Topets" Capinpin, Secretary

Joselito, aka Topets,  is currently a Director and the Secretary of the Business Continuity Managers’ Association of the Philippines (BCMAP). He is also the Services Director and Consultant of Octal Philippines Inc., a local IT Technology and Consulting Company..

A Certified Project Management Professional (PMP), he has been in the IT industry for the past 30 years. He worked in IBM Phils for 28 years and served in various services leadership and delivery roles. He has handled projects involving data center construction and relocation, network and cabling systems deployment and integration, hardware and software systems maintenance, systems and storeage management implementation and high availability solution implementation including business recovery services and quality programs.

Topets is also an Accredited Business Continuity Professional, a certified Instructor for IT Disaster Recovery from Disaster Recovery Institute International and a Resource Speaker/Lecturer of the Ateneo Graduate School of Business – Center for Continuing Education. 

 

Alvin Manuel, Treasurer

Alvin is a Senior Director in the Consulting Services of SGV/EY Philippines. He has helped companies deal with resilience, cybersecurity and risk management issues from strategic organization-wide diagnostics & design projects to program execution, certification assistance and compliance work. With his over eleven years experience with SGV/EY, he has helped jumpstart and mature the business continuity, cybersecurity and privacy management programs of clients in the telecommunications, financial services, BPO, government & public sector.

Alvin is concurrently the Resilience and Cyber Competency Lead. He enables the practice in methodology adoption & development, professional learning, certification & development, and performance management of the firm’s over 240 resilience and cyber professionals. He has crafted and conducted courses on business continuity management, chaos & reliability engineering, third party risk management, cloud security & resilience, information security management, data privacy management, among others.

Alvin has contributed to SGV’s thought leadership initiatives through staff learning & development programs, speaking and training engagements in client, industry & academic events, and business continuity & security articles in the Suits the C-Suite column in BusinessWorld.

He is committed to life-long learning. Alvin holds the Certification of the Business Continuity Institute (CBCI) with merit. He is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC), Certified Payment Industry Security Implementer (CPISI), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), OneTrust Privacy Professional and Certified Public Accountant (CPA).

  

Sebastian "Baste" Puache, Auditor

Baste is the Director  of the Membership Committee of BCMAP. He joined BCMAP last 2017 and was conferred the Certified Business Continuity Professional title that year by DRI International. He became a Certified Instructor for Business Continuity the following year. He conducts Business Continuity certification classes for DRII and a Resource Speaker/Lecturer of the Ateneo Graduate School of Business – Center for Continuous Education.

He is also a Certified Protection Professional (ASIS International), Certified Security Professional (PSIS International), and finished various courses in Incident Command, Lean Six Sigma, Fire Search and Rescue, Emergency Medical Technician Course (AREMT), Data Protection (TÜV Rheinland), Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (SGS Academy), Occupational Safety and Health and others.

Aside from being a public servant, he is currently the Managing Director of BSAFE Consultancy and Training, Inc.

   

Jay Yabes, Director (Certification Committee)

Jay is an Associate Director / Manager in the Consulting Cybersecurity and Resilience practice of SGV. He has led key business continuity engagements of the Firm and has handled industries covering telecommunications, financial service organizations, contact centers and shared services, health, investments, power & utilities and construction.

He specializes in the areas of Business Continuity (BC) and IT Disaster Recovery (IT DR) framework development and implementation including program management, exercising and review, Service Recovery and Resiliency, Supply Chain Continuity Management (SCCM), Operational Resilience, Contact Center Recovery including Shared Services and Enterprise Resilience.

He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Business Continuity Professional (CBCP) and has a Certificate of the BCI (CBCI) with Merit upgraded into a Member of the BCI (MBCI). He is also a member of the board of directors of the Business Continuity Managers Association of the Philippines (BCMAP).

In 2019, he became the youngest Certified Business Continuity Professional (CBCP) in the Philippines at the age of 23.

 

Christy Donato, Director (Diversity and Inclusions Committee)

 
  • Accredited Occupational Safety and Health Practitioner – DOLE (EMB-NCR)
  • Accredited Pollution Control Officer – DENR-EMB & LLDA
  • Certified Associate Business Continuity Professional – DRI International
  • Certified Trainer of Essentials of Occupational Safety and Health (EOSH) - International Training Center of the International Labor Organization
  • Certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt – Philippine Society for Quality and University of the Philippines
  • ECOP Representative in the “The Program on Occupational Safety and Health Management and Work Environment” – AOTS, Tokyo Japan
  • ECOP Representative for Sub-Regional Consultation for Safe Youth @ Work , Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Finished Diploma Course on Leadership, Management and Development Program – Ateneo Graduate School of Business
  • Areas of Expertise includes: Occupational Safety, Environmental Safety, Radiation Safety, Hazardous Materials, Risk Management, Safety Audit, Emergency Preparedness and Business Continuity Management
  • Department Head – Environment of Care, The Medical City

 

Joanna Rose T. Laddaran, Director (Public Sector Relations)

Joanna serves as University Extension Specialist at the University of the Philippines Institute for Small-Scale Industries (UP ISSI). She has been advocating for promoting the culture of preparedness among the micro, small, and medium enterprise (MSME) sector since 2014. She has facilitated Business Continuity Planning (BCP) capacity-building training programs, workshops and awareness sessions for over 2,500 individuals from MSMEs; cooperatives; agribusinesses; and local government units, among others through the UP ISSI HANDA Program: Disaster Preparedness and BCP for MSMEs. 

She is a recipient of the UP Diliman 2021 Gawad Tsanselor sa Natatanging REPS (Research, Extension, and Professional Staff) - Extension Cluster. She was also named as the “Continuity & Resilience Professional in the Public Sector” in the BCI Asia Pacific (APAC) Awards in 2020 and 2021.

Trained by the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) in Promoting SME Business Continuity Plans, and the Business As Usual’s Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery Course, she passed the ISO 22301 Foundation Certification of the Professional Evaluation and Certification Board in 2017. Her publication works include the Smart Business Guide on How to Prepare a Business Continuity Plan (2018), and the HANDA Manual: Business Continuity Planning for MSMEs (2019).

 

 

Keith Chan, Director (Programs Committee)

Keith has over 25 years of experience in the field of Information Technology management in manufacturing, wholesale and retail trading, real estate, airline, hospitality services and banking; and 12 years serving as IT Group Head and the technology disaster recovery in-charge for a bank. He pioneered Cloud service models transformation (SaaS and IaaS) in Philippine banking technology that gained international recognitions for top innovative banking technology implementations from Singapore based institutions.

Keith has participated as a member of the Banking Sector Technical Working Group during a Philippine Multi-Sectoral Pandemic Preparedness Project supported by the International Medical Corps and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in 2012. He is a certified Associate Business Continuity Professional from the Disaster Recovery Institute, International.

He is currently the Vice President for Information Technology of Wilcon Depot, Inc.

 

 

Mike Mangohig, Director (Membership Committee)

Mike is currently the Business Continuity Officer of AIA – Philam. He is part of the BCMAP Board for the past 4 years. Mike used to be the Business Continuity Officers of Safeway Philippines. He  was one of the three-member team of the Business Continuity Planning Group of Convergys Corporation. Primarily handling the sites in the Philippines, Malaysia, China, Egypt and Tunisia.

He became a member of the CCAP and IBPAP BCP Council, representing Convergys. Prior to this role, He served the Global Technology Solutions (GTS) of Convergys for 6 years. He started out as one of the pioneers of the Alabang IT Field Services, who were responsible for setting up the Alabang site as well as one of the Cebu sites. He was then promoted as the IT Field Services supervisor / site IT Lead handling 2 sites (Alabang and Nuvali) and also started the 2nd Alabang site.

Prior to joining Convergys, He worked with Fujitsu Computer Products Corporation of the Philippines for six years. He started as a process engineer responsible for ESD and Cleanroom Management, design and product evaluation. He was then chosen to undergo training for 1 year in Japan and returned as the Systems Engineer and Database Administrator for the supply-chain management system.

Mike has been in the IT industry for more than ten years, almost three years in the Academe (part-time College Lecturer) and more than 8 years in Business Continuity. He graduated BS Electronics and Communications Engineering from Mapua Institute of Technology.

 

Sora Sanchez, Director (External Relations)

  • Senior Resiliency Officer of Union Bank
  • Certified Business Continuity Professional (CBCP)
  • Certified Lead Auditor for ISO 22301
  • Has been doing  IT Risk and Resiliency work for more than 2 year and Business Resiliency work for close to 3 years already.
  • Has been a Team Leader with Financial Times for more than 7 years