• Chief Chemist

    at Petron Corporation (Oil and Gas Industry)

    February 2014 - July 2016

    Central Luzon

     Collaborated with process engineers and licensors, and provided technical support during commissioning and start-up of petroleum refinery process units based on standard methods (ASTM, IFP, UOP, and IP).  Assisted QC Laboratory Manager and Superintendent in the overall quality laboratory technical operations.  Conducted research and method development/validation using spectroscopy, chromatography, electro-analytical methods, and other modern chemical techniques aimed to improve refinery operations.  Conducted commissioning, calibration, maintenance and troubleshooting of analytical instruments and other petroleum product analyzers.

  • Laboratory Analyst

    at Petron Corporation (Oil and Gas Industry)

    November 2012 - January 2014

    Central Luzon

     Responsible for delivering accurate and timely laboratory test results to the refinery and its customers in accordance to standard analytical methods for petroleum and petrochemical products.  Specialized in the operation, calibration and maintenance of laboratory equipment and analytical instrumentation. Performed statistical evaluation and quality control techniques such as control charting and test performance index calculation.  Trained laboratory technicians and facilitated fulfilment of their level progression.

  • Assistant Professor I

    at Institute of Chemistry-University of the Philippines

    July 2011 - October 2012


     Specialized in General, Advanced Inorganic and Physical Chemistry lecture classes. Served as advisory committee head and panel member of various undergraduate research studies.

  • Instructor I

    at Institute of Chemistry-University of the Philippines

    June 2007 - July 2011


     Facilitated laboratory classes in General, Analytical, Organic, Advanced Inorganic and Physical Chemistry. Chaired committees and participated in College decision-making and governance.

  • Quality Assurance Analyst

    at Interphil Laboratories (Pharmaceutical Industry)

    October 2005 - June 2007


     Performed analysis of pharmaceutical products based on quality control procedures provided by clients, basic laboratory practices and standard operating procedures (SOPs) of the laboratory.


  • Ph.D. in Chemistry

    at University of Auckland, New Zealand

    2016 - at Present (4 years) Auckland

  • Registered Chemist

    at License No. 9818

    2005 - at Present (15 years) National Capital Region

  • Master of Science in Chemistry

    at University of the Philippines

    2007 - 2011 (4 years) Calabarzon

  • Exchange Research Student

    at University of Tsukuba, Japan

    2009 - 2010 (1 year) Ibaraki-ken

  • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry

    at University of the Philippines

    2001 - 2005 (4 years) Calabarzon


  • English Negotiation