Member Stories

Tony Peralta

ECCP Southern Mindanao Business Council Chairman / Executive Director, Freedom Inc.

Our membership with the ECCP has been a rewarding experience for our organization given their relevant and timely programs and conferences for its members. We have gained a lot from our attendance of the conferences and webinars, giving us a different perspective on the way business is being done here and overseas. Our involvement in the Agricultural Advocacy Committee of the ECCP has provided us with valuable insights on the challenges and opportunities in strengthening the commodity value chains in agricultural communities.

Erhan Balaban

Country Manager, Turkish Airlines

Becoming a member of the ECCP has been a way for us to grow our brand's visibility within the European community in the Philippines. Turkish Airlines decided to upgrade our membership category to being an Exclusive Airline Partner last November 2019 because we see the value that the ECCP puts on their members, and personalizes the opportunities that they offer to each member company. Becoming a member in the ECCP is more than just a membership, it is a partnership as the ECCP helps in providing countless opportunities to achieve our business goals.

Mary Lou Estrada

Chief Executive Officer, All Transport Network

The ECCP allowed us to engage with other multinationals in the industry. The ECCP’s value during the pandemic emerged as it swiftly provided relevant business tools: centralized, consistent, and accurate information through newsletters, opportunities for conversations through webinars, and insightful studies. There is a palpable feeling that the ECCP genuinely exists to aid the business community during these times. As a member for 24 years, All Transport Network’s benefits with the ECCP have evolved over the years; it is a testament to how our partnership grows together and remains relevant.

Michael Kempf

Resident Manager, Dusit Thani Manila

Our industry, like any other, faces challenges in regulation, including taxation and marketing restrictions. The ECCP, with its broad and extensive network with government stakeholders, has helped open doors for engagement, enabling us to deliver our messages towards building a fruitful partnership with the government in nation-building. Our membership in the ECCP doesn't just provide us an opportunity to connect with the business community; it is actually a fruitful investment in a partnership that helps us in working towards achieving our business objectives.

Jed T. Estanislao

Head of Marketing, Eastern Telecommunications Philippines

During these challenging times, being a member of the ECCP has allowed Eastern Communications to connect with its members through each of our respective digital platforms. With the help of the ECCP, Eastern Communications was able to reach different industries and share insights on how to adapt to the ever-changing business landscape. Upgrading from entry-level membership to premium membership gave us access to more channels and more collaboration opportunities, which helped us effectively reach ECCP member companies and build strong connections.

Graham FitzGerald

President & Chief Executive Officer, HSBC

Asia is Europe’s largest trade corridor and as the largest bank, based on Market Cap, headquartered in Europe along with our cultural heartland firmly based in Asia, we see the ECCP partnership over the last 42 years as being important to connect with other ECCP members, keeping close to the corridor, and new business opportunities between Europe and the Philippines.

Michael McCullough

Managing Director, KMC Savills, Inc.

As one of KMC Savills’ longtime trusted partners, the ECCP has been a wonderful avenue of information dissemination and thought leadership in the crucial times of the global pandemic. The alliance goes beyond just being a value-add to our business; their webinars and other hosted events helped in keeping us up to date and opened a discussion on current affairs & other industry matters. They have provided excellent training or seminar opportunities that match our goal to constantly improve, successfully pivot our business, and invest in the professional development of our people.

Lylah Ledonio

Executive Director, Leechui Property Consultants, Inc.

As the newly-elected chair of the Real Estate Committee of the ECCP, we are proud to partner with the ECCP under its first real estate arm. We view our membership through this joint advocacy as a valuable investment; in creating solutions and building a platform of idea exchange and best practices amid such an unprecedented global crisis. In the spirit of collaboration, we remain committed to bringing together key players, insights, and related data that will serve as a guide to making business decisions in real estate.

Antonio "Jumbing" De Rosas

President and Chief Executive Officer, Pru Life UK

The ECCP is a key partner not only in our insurance inclusion advocacy but also in our work on mobile health as a way to improve access to primary healthcare. It is worth noting that Pru Life UK is the first life insurer member of the ECCP Healthcare Committee. Our collaborative efforts have paved the way for the inclusion of “Digital and Mobile Health Services” as a topic in the 2019 ECCP Healthcare Advocacy Paper and in bringing stakeholders together in pushing the conversation on mobile health forward.

Michael Kurt Raeuber

Chairman and Group Chief Executive Officer, Royal Cargo, Inc.

We have been with the ECCP for almost 20 years, given the ECCP's professional approach to commercial and political matters. The ECCP has unmatched reach, historically-developed relationships, and experience. Upgrading to a premium membership is an investment into the ECCP’s advocacy prowess and assurance to be heard by the government, due to the ECCP’s well-developed relationships. Our membership facilitated joint advocacies shared and expanded not only through the ECCP, Integrity Initiative, and JFC, but other European chambers as well, opening doors to harvesting opportunities in differentiating our services.

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