Roberto Pinauin is an activist and development manager. He has spent nearly 2 decades in development work in the Philippines and 8 years in South Africa. He has led in coalitions, networks and organisations advancing peoples’ rights, development cooperation reform, gender equality, and access to resources and basic social services at international to local levels. Roberto graduated with a degree on Behavioral Studies from the University of the Philippines, with advanced units in Volunteer Sector Management towards a Masters in Public Administration. As a certified Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) Practitioner, he coaches People Living with HIV with The Love Yourself Foundation in his spare time. Roberto is currently the Executive Secretary of CSO Partnership for Development Effectiveness (CPDE) seconded by IBON International.