Trustee Ma. Lorelei “Relly” C. Fajardo


Trustee,
Government Employees Representative

About

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 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 among countries.


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 of the Philippines. In July 2021, Trustee Fajardo gained her certificate in Strategic Business Economics at the University of Asia and the Pacific.

Trustee Fajardo attended the Advanced Corporate Governance Program (28 January 2021,17-18 November 2021, and 11 November 2020). On 14 October 2020, Trustee Fajardo completed the virtual training on Macroeconomics Principle and Theories. She attended a training on Equity Portfolio Management held last 26 July 2019. Trustee Fajardo also attended trainings on Equity Investment and Corporate Governance Orientation Program for GOCCs held on 25 September 2018 and 16 January 2018, respectively.


*Data as of December 31, 2021