Мария Гей Алессандра Орденес
Position: Regional Director
EITI responsibilities: South East Asia and Asia Pacific
Gay was the National Coordinator of Philippine EITI before joining the International Secretariat. A lawyer by profession, she spent most of her career in public service in the Philippines as a court attorney of an appellate court and as a legal and technical adviser at the Office of the President. She has years of experience in governance, anti-corruption and anti-money laundering cases, legal writing, contracts and administrative law. As the National Coordinator of PH-EITI, she led numerous multi stakeholder engagements including trainings and workshops for EITI stakeholders in the Philippines and in Southeast Asia.