Koleen Davila Palaganas
SM Investments Corporation
Koleen Davila Palaganas serves as Vice President for Sustainability at SM Investments Corporation, the leading conglomerate in the Philippines with interests in property, retail, banking, and a portfolio of diverse equity investments in logistics, mining and leisure property developments. She was instrumental in driving sustainability reporting in all of the SM group’s publicly listed companies. She was the proponent in launching the first-ever GRI Sustainability Summit in the Philippines, hosted by the SM group. Prior to SM, she served in various roles focused on Sustainable Development in Habitat for Humanity International in Europe, Central Asia, Asia and the Pacific regions. She completed her Master’s Degree in International Cooperation for Sustainable Development at the University of Santiago de Compostela in Spain as a full scholar of the Agencia Espanola de Cooperacion Internacional al Desarrollo (AECID).