Trustee Ma. Lorelei C. Fajardo, Filipino, 50 years old, was appointed as Pag-IBIG Fund Trustee on 27 June 2017 as Government Employees Representative.
Trustee Fajardo began her career as a Marketing Assistant for Asian Bank, but having been raised in a family of public servants, she soon heeded the call for public office. She served as Chief of Staff to Congressman Pacifico M. Fajardo from 1995 to 2000. In 2001, she was elected as the Mayor of Palayan City, Nueva Ecija, where she was also elected as the National Treasurer for the League of City Mayors in the Philippines. After her term as mayor, she worked as Assistant Secretary to the Office of the Presidential Chief of Staff. In 2007, former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo appointed Trustee Fajardo as Deputy Presidential Spokesperson, and concurrently as Presidential Assistant for Central Luzon. In 2013, she became a host and producer of the radio program Smiley Pinoy. At the same time, she has been tapped to become the Outreach Specialist of Development Alternatives, Inc., which is one of USAID's implementing partner in facilitating public investment projects.
Trustee Fajardo completed a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Miriam College in 1993. In 1994, Trustee Fajardo pursued further studies in the New York Institute of Finance, with a Certificate on Finance Management and Certificate on Options Market. In the same year, she also completed a Certificate on 21st Century Management with the New York University in the USA. Trustee Fajardo was also a candidate for the Graduate Program on National Defense provided by the National Defense College.
Trustee Fajardo attended a training on Equity Portfolio Management held at Makati Shangri-la Hotel last 26 July 2019. In 2018, she attended the training on Corporate Governance Orientation Program for GOCCs.