ASEAN Forum: PPP Executive Director Ms. Cosette V. Canilao delivers her presentation of the Philippine government’s PPP projects
ASEAN Forum Participants
(Photos Courtesy of OSEC Business Network Switzerland)
PPP Center Promotes Infra Projects to Swiss Companies
Director of the PHL Public-Private Partnership Center, Ms. Cosette V.
Canilao, was keynote speaker at the ASEAN Forum held in St. Gallen on
September 19, 2012, organized by the OSEC Swiss Business Network.
Ms. Canilao presented the Philippine PPP Agenda, frameworks, and
bidding process of the Philippine government’s infrastructure
development projects. In presenting the PPP projects in the pipeline,
she drew audience attention to the result of the ADB Infrascope 2011
Study that “In the ASEAN region, Philippines ranked highest in terms of
Around 80 Swiss companies participated in the Forum that was aimed to
provide an overview of the business opportunities and challenges in
Southeast Asia, in the infrastructure and food processing/processed
Ms. Canilao was the only Southeast Asian official to speak in this
Forum and the only resource person to make a presentation on the
programs of a particular country, while other speakers
dwelt on the opportunities in ASEAN in general.
A couple of companies have shown interest in partnering with local
players in the Philippines to bid in some projects in hard
Ms. Canilao’s participation in the OSEC ASEAN Forum was recommended and
coordinated by the Philippine Embassy in