Jeffrey Ochoa Tarayao
Jeffrey Tarayao is the President of the One Meralco Foundation and Chief Corporate Social Responsibility of the Manila Electric Company (Meralco) based in the Philippines. He has more than a decade of leadership in managing sustainability, corporate social responsibility, community relations and communications. He also served as President of the Coalition for Better Education, Chairman of the League of Corporate Foundations (2014) and Member of the Board of Trustees of the International Association of Business Communicators Philippines.
In the last five years, Jeff has led various community electrification programs covering more than 15,000 marginalized households as well as hundreds of public schools in the Philippines.
When Typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines in 2013, the One Meralco Foundation contributed greatly in the restoration of electricity which paved the way for other recovery and rehabilitation programs to happen.
Jeff was chosen as one of Manila’s 40 under 40 International Development Leaders given by the Washington DC-based Development Exchange and was selected as one of the Asean Young Business Leaders by the Asia New Zealand Foundation.