Carla May  Berina-Kim

Executive Director

Manila Water Foundation, Inc

Carla serves as the Executive Director of Manila Water Foundation, the social responsibility arm of the Manila Water group of companies in the Philippines to cater to Base of the Pyramid (BOP) communities. Under her leadership, Manila Water Foundation has so far helped and reached out to over 175,000 families through water supply provision, water education, and sustainable livelihood programs.

Carla has been Manila Water’s ambassador and spokesperson, delivering speeches and presentations at local and international conferences. She has so far shared Manila Water’s story and experience in Japan, Singapore, Hong Kong, China, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Malaysia, United Kingdom, Germany and Colombia.

With her vast experience and accomplishments, she was named one of Devex’s Manila 40 Under 40 International Leadership Awardees in 2013. Carla was also chosen by the New Zealand government to represent the Philippines in the ASEAN Young Business Leaders Initiative.

Carla joined Manila Water in 2003 and served as a manager for various departments including Corporate Communications, as well as Regulation and Compliance. She was also the head of Manila Water’s Sustainable Development group for five years.

She has a degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of the Philippines.