Terrado, Nora K. Undersecretary - Department of Trade and Industry | Chair, ASEAN Committee on Business and Investment Promotions
The Undersecretary currently leads the promotion of the country’s domestic and international trade, industry and investments in the local and international markets. As Governor of the Board of Investments (BOI), she provides strategic direction on investment promotions and assistance.
Before heeding the call of public service in July 2013, she had 30-years stint in the private sector where she had a progressive career as finance executive, and bloomed into a business executive and industry leader. She was one of the pioneers in the Information Technology and Business Processing Management (ITBPM) industry focused in the IT sector.
She completed the Executive Graduates Program in Strategic Economics at the University of Asia and the Pacific (UA&P) in Pasig City, Philippines. As a State Scholar, she earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Commerce and Associate Studies in Liberal Arts at the University of St. La Salle, Bacolod City, Philippines. She is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a member of the Philippine Institute of CPAs (PICPA).
A high energy person, with a bias for action to deliver value and results for her stakeholders, the Undersecretary is a staunch advocate and believer of the philosophy that healthy companies make a strong industry and contribute to better societies.