As a Research Specialist with the Makati Business Club (MBC) from 2014-2016, Tricia served as the alternate to the Executive Director in various membership engagements such as the Open Government Partnership Philippines’ Steering Committee and The Anti-Corruption Working Group of the National Competitiveness Council.
In 2016, Tricia also served a Project Associate of USAID-i3, tasked to support the legislative priorities and advocacy efforrts of USAID-i3’s public sector partners. She was involved in the efforts of the Securities and Exchange Commission to repeal the Bank Secrecy Law; the development of the online whistleblowing platform of the Government Commission for GOCCs; and the creation of an inter-agency Memorandum of Agreement on case referral between the Office of the Ombudsman and the Civil Service Commission.
Tricia has organized and attended trainings on Regulatory Enforcement Policies and Practices by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, Effective Investment Fraud Investigations by the Independent Financial Integrity Consultants, and other various trainings sponsored by Deloitte Consulting on risk management, strategic communications, and gender and development.
In 2014 she graduated with honors from De La Salle University with a bachelor of arts in Development Studies.
In addition to her role at BGA, Tricia concurrently serves as a Senior Research Associate at the Stratbase ADR Institute and as a Program Officer of consumer advocacy group CitizenWatch Philippines.