Program Management Officer
Mia Simpao is CDIA’s Program Management Officer, who joined the project in September 2016 with a junior post. Mia supports the overall program coordination of CDIA, particularly with stakeholder relations, and joint capacity development activities. She also supports the implementation and monitoring of CDIA strategies and work plans, including the Capacity Development Strategy.
Prior to joining CDIA, she served as Junior Communications Officer of GIZ Philippines and Pacific for three years, where she was deeply involved in the knowledge management of various development projects in sectors such as biodiversity, climate change, social development, and agriculture. Mia holds a bachelor’s degree in Consular and Diplomatic Affairs from the De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde, and is completing her master’s degree in Development Policy from the De La Salle University with focus on urban and social development.