Jose “Pepe” F. Balderama is a Director covering executive to middle-level placements in the Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Energy sectors. He has recently added to his Practice the Education sector – having placed a University President and College Deans. He was the Managing Director of Asia Select Inc. until January 2017 and served as a member of the Board of Directors of ZMG Ward Howell India Pvt. Ltd. in Mumbai, and P.T. Asia Select in Jakarta. He managed some of the firm’s Special Projects such as the staffing of start-up of shared services projects of global companies like Procter and Gamble, Watson Wyatt, Caltex, and Baker & McKenzie Law. He has been invited as a resource speaker in Shared Services conferences in Asia. The other Special Projects that he accomplished are the staffing of the Philippines’ pioneer naptha cracker plant; placement of the management team for a start-up global firm in the design and manufacture of advanced miniature components for hearing instruments and acoustics; the hiring of the project team for a 300 MW coal-fired power plant and a 81 MW wind farm, among others.
Pepe is a member of the People Management Association of the Philippines (PMAP). He holds a Certificate in Technology Transfer from INSEAD and a Certificate in Standardization from the Swedish Institute of Standards of Stockholm. He attended short management courses in IESE Business School.
He earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Engineering and his Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of the Philippines. He is a graduate of the Strategic Business Economics Program of the University of Asia and the Pacific.