Annabel S. Perreras advocates on issues of IFIs' accountability, human rights and community support. She has professional experience and competencies in policy advocacy and program management. Currently she is the ADB 50 Years Campaign Manager of the NGO Forum on ADB. Before joining the Forum she was a recipient of the Emerging Global Leaders Initiative Atlas Corps Fellowship where she was based at the International Accountability Project (IAP) in Washington, D.C. for a year. As the Policy Coordinator at IAP, she was able to contribute in the flagship program of the Early Warning System aimed at providing community support and project information to potentially affected communities before Board approval.
Previously, Ann was also the Policy Officer of the Forum for two years. As the Policy Officer, Ann had the opportunity to work with its partner local CSOs in filing complaints in ADB’s Accountability Mechanism and be involved in the safeguards evaluation process of the Bank. Before her advocacy work at the Forum, her interest to local governance led her to join the Leagues of Cities of the Philippines (LCP) for three years as Junior Program Officer. As the Junior Program Officer, she was able to handle projects on improving the state of maternal health in the country, making cities resilient and competitive among others. She has a bachelor's degree in Political Science and a diploma in Urban and Regional Planning. To read Ann's work, you can visit her Medium account here.
You may reach her at firstname.lastname@example.org.