Vice President and Group CISO
Mel is the Vice President and Group CISO of Meralco and former Cyber Security Leader of a Big 4 auditing firm and the largest fintech in the Philippines. Concurrently, the Chairman and President of the Women in Security Alliance Philippines (WiSAP) which focuses on empowering women in Security.
She was awarded as IFSEC Global Influencer for Security and Fire Top 5 under the Security Executives category on August 2021. Ranked #2 in the 2021 CISO ASEAN Awards by IDG and CSO Online and was recognized as the 2021 CISO of the Year by Women in Governance, Risk and Compliance Awards.