Entry in the IOC 2013
Born 26 February 1974




Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Ateneo de Manila University (Philippines)


Board Member of Green Earth Movement (1991-1996); Commercial Endorser (1991-); President of the Provincial Youth Government of the Province of Tarlac (Philippines) (1992-1996); Provincial Board Member of the Province of Tarlac (1993-1996); TV, Movie Stage Actress and Host (1994-); Director of the Asian Center for Foreign Languages (2000-); Commissioner of the Pasig River Rehabilitation Commission (2001-2005); Volunteer of the Gawad Kalinga Foundation for Nation Building (2003-); Member of the Congressional Spouses Foundation, Inc. (2004-2007); Spokesperson of the AnakTV Foundation for Child Sensitive Television (2004-); Child Rights Ambassador for Plan-International (Philippines) (2008-2012); Adopted Member of the Philippine Military Academy, Class of 1992 (2011); Adopted Member of the Philippine National Police Academy Kapanalig, Class of 1997 (2011); Treasurer of Zlota Incorporated (2012-); Earth Hour Ambassador for the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Philippines (2012-); Climate Solutions Steward for WWF Philippines (2013)

Sports practised

Equestrian, basketball, golf

Sports career

Gold medallist for the jumping individual competition and silver medallist for the jumping team competition in the 2002 Asian Games in Busan (Republic of Korea); Chef d’Equipe and Coach of the Philippine Jumping Team to the 2005 Australian Youth Olympic Festival in Sydney (Australia); Gold medallist in the Team Jumping Competition at the 2005 South East Asian Games in Manila (Philippines); Team Manager of the Team Jumping Competition at the 2011 South East Asian Games in Jakarta (Indonesia); Champion of the 2011 FEI World Dressage Challenge in Elementary for FEI Zone 9 (FEI / International Equestrian Federation)

Sports administration

Director (1999-2006) and Secretary General (2003-2006) of the Philippine Equestrian Federation; Athlete Ambassador for the 23rd South East Asian Games (Philippines) (2005); Corporate Secretary of the Equestrian Association of the Philippines (2006-2014); Member of the Organising Committee of the 2013 Asian Games Centennial Festival (2011-2014); Member of the Athletes' Committee of the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) (2011-)

Awards and distinctions

Philippine Sportswriters Association Sportswoman of the Year (2002); Parangal ng Bayan (National Honor) Award for Excellence in Sports (2003); Ateneo de Manila University Alumni Association Hall of Fame Citation for Excellence in Sports (2003)

IOC History

Member of the Executive Board (2020- ); Member of the following Commissions: Coordination for the Games of the XXXII Olympiad Tokyo 2020 (2014-), Women and Sport (2014-2015), Olympic Channel (2015-), Communications (2015-), Olympic Education (2015-), Evaluation for the Games of XXXIII Olympiad in 2024 (2016-2017), Coordination for the Games of the XXXIII Olympiad Paris 2024 (2017-)