Trustee Ma. Lorelei C. Fajardo

Government Employees Representative


Trustee Ma. Lorelei C. Fajardo, Filipino, 51 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 was tapped to become the Outreach Specialist of Development Alternatives, Inc., which is one of USAID's implementing partners in facilitating public investment projects – a position she held from August 2013 to December 2018.

From July 2019 to present, Trustee Fajardo serves as Lead Strategic Advisor of Chemonics International for its USAID-funded project, “Delivering Effective Government for Competitiveness and Inclusive Growth” or Project DELIVER, which aims to promote competitiveness and inclusive growth.

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 also completed her Certificate Course of Strategic Business Economics Program (SBEP) at the University of Asia and the Pacific, where she is also a candidate for the master’s degree in SBEP.

Trustee Fajardo attended the virtual Advanced Corporate Governance Program (28 January 2021 & 17-18 November 2021). She also participated in the Training on Fundamentals of Fixed Income Investing and Performance Evaluation last 2 February 2022. And last 18 November 2022, she also attended the Bulls and Bears: Understanding Equity Investment Fund.

*Data as of December 31, 2022