Ruth Aseron has spent more than 10 years helping community-based groups, nongovernmental organizations, cooperatives and value-driven insurance companies provide financial protection to low-income households. Her service portfolio for development groups include training, research and public management in youth leadership development, conflict resolution, public health management and microfinance.
Aseron previously worked as microinsurance project coordinator at Chemonics International. She liaised with board members of the Rural Bankers Association of the Philippines and the Microenterprise Access to Banking Services on various regulatory and implementing issues at the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas and the Insurance Commission of the Philippines. In this capacity, Aseron successfully helped facilitate and manage multiple partnerships with key private sector insurance partners.
Prior to her private sector engagements was a volunteer stint as an educator for a public high school in Mayngaway, a remote town in Catanduanes province, under the U.P. Gurong Pahinungod Program. Now, she shares her knowledge and experience as a resource speaker in local and international conferences.