Gisela is the Executive Director of Jollibee Group Foundation, the corporate social responsibility arm of the Jollibee Foods Corporation (JFC). JFC operates the Philippines’ largest food service company and has over 3,000 restaurants worldwide.
Her decades of experience in development work has focused on corporate social responsibility, bridging leadership and social innovation. She has also been part of the Board of different NGO networks and from 2018-2020 served as the President of the Association of Foundations, the largest network of foundations and NGOs in the country.
Gisela obtained her postgraduate degree from the George Washington University in the United States. She also completed her coursework for a PhD in Leadership Studies from the Ateneo de Manila University in the Philippines.