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MARISSA ESCUDERO-PUCHE

Certified Public Accountant | Management Consultant | Mediator | Educator | Trainer | Entrepreneur

Experience on Mediation

Member, European Business Mediation & ADR, March 2016
Member, Mediation for the Advancement of the Profession, Feb 2016
MPMA (Accredited member) of the Professional Mediators Association, UK, since August 2014
Member, Philippine Institute of Arbitrators, since July 2011
Founding President, Philippine Institute for Alternative Dispute Resolution Inc., April 11, 2011
Supreme Court accredited mediator, since 2001

Training on Mediation

January 6, 2021 | Participant | Healing Political Discord @ School | Harmony Strategies Group, USA | Zoom webinar

December 18, 2020 | Participant | Driving ADR Growth amidst Current and Potential Challenges National ADR Day 2020 | OADR

December 11, 2020 | Attendee | "MedNet e-Learning Forum: Konplik at Kalamidad" | Mediators Network for Sustainable Peace | Zoom webinar

November 25, 2020 | Attendee | International ADR in Asia: Global Challenges and Opportunities to Young Practitioners in the Era of the “New Normal” Webinar Series: Year in Review: The Singapore Mediation Convention on the Enforcement of Mediated Settlement Agreements | Quisumbing Torres | Zoom webinar

November 24, 2020 | Attendee | Phiippine Construction Arbitration Conference 2020 | Phil Institute of Construction Arbitrators and Mediators | Zoom webinar

November 13, 2020 | Attendee | International ADR in Asia: Global Challenges and Opportunities to Young Practitioners in the Era of the “New Normal” Webinar Series: Bridging the Divide: International Mediation and Human Rights | Quisumbing Torres | Zoom webinar

November 9, 2020 | Attendee | International Mediation Awareness Week: Keynote: Mediation in an Uncertain World | Mediating Property Disputes | IMAW for Professionals | Zoom webinar

October 23-25, 2020 | Trainee | e-EDRMP Training Course | Mediators Network for Sustainable Peace (MedNet) | Zoom webinar

October 30, 2020 | Attendee | OADR Webinar Series | Episode 6-Katarungang Pambarangay: Arbitration | Episode 7-Intellectual Property: Mediation | OADR | Facebook Live

October 16-18, 2020 | Judge | ALSA International Mediation Competition 2020 | Quarter Final Round | Judge | Asian International Arbitration Center, KL Malaysia | Zoom webinar

October 9, 2020 | Attendee | Art of Negotiation in Mediation | OADR & CORE

September 30, 2020 | Attendee | 360Deg ADR-Midweek Talk: Move on from COVID-19 with Mediation Initiatives | Singapore International Mediation Center | Zoom webinar

September 24, 2020 | Attendee | Online Mediation -- How to Harvest from this New Green Field of Opportunity | PiARB | Zoom webinar

September 15, 2020 | Attendee | Redefining Resolution | TCM Group, UK | Zoom webinar

September 8, 2020 | Attendee | "Series 11 The future of ADR – how modern technology change the game?" | THAC | Zoom webinar

September 4, 2020 | Attendee | How Mediators Simplify Administrative Tasks | Virtual Mediation Lab | Zoom webinar

August 10-14, 2020 | Participant | MedNet Refresher Course 2020--Mediators in a Changing and Challenging Context | Mediators Network for Sustainable Peace (MedNet) | Zoom webinar

August 7, 2020 | Attendee | OARD Webinar Series, Episode 2, Introduction to ADR: Mediation
OADR & CORE | Zoom webinar

August 6, 2020 | Attendee | Due Process Paranoia: Dilatory Tactics and their impact on International Arbitration Efficiency | THAC | Zoom webinar

August 5, 2020 | Attendee | Managing Intellectual Propoerty Dispute through ADR | THAC | Zoom webinar

August 4, 2020 | Attendee | Dispute Resolution along the belt and road: What are the Options? | THAC | Zoom webinar

July 29, 2020 | Attendee | Masterclass in International Mediation: "The Use of Mediation in Development Projects: Addressing Community Concerns through Dialogue" | ADR Center Global with Gina Barbieri (Manager of the Dispute Resolution function of Compliance Advisor Ombudsman ‘CAO’ -the independent accountability mechanism for the IFC and MIGA, members of the World Bank Group) | Zoom webinar

July 29, 2020 | Attendee | Is ODR the Future of ADR? | THAC | Zoom webinar

July 24, 2020 | Attendee | The Future of ADR in 2020 and Beyond: Recent Changes and Developments | THAC | Zoom webinar

July 24, 2020 | Attendee | Chasing Efficacy - The Capability or Chaos of Alternative Dispute Resolution | AIAC and MCCA | Zoom webinar

July 23, 2020 | Participant | Peer Learning Discussion on Commercial Dispute Mediation | US AID, National Center for Mediation and ABA ROLI | Zoom webinar

July 16, 2020 | Attendee | Leading Through Change and Crisis | TCM Group, UK | Zoom webinar

July 15, 2020 | Attendee | Masterclass in International Mediation | ADR Center Global | Zoom webinar

July 15, 2020 | Attendee | Masterclass in International Mediation - "Judge Weinstein’s Secrets on Mediation" | ADR Center Global with one the most famous mediator in the world Hon. Daniel Weinstein | Zoom webinar

July 9, 2020 | Participant | Online Mediation---Your Questions Answered | Virtual Mediation Lab | Zoom webinar

July 14, 2020 | Attendee | ADR Online special series on diversity | AIAC | Zoom webinar

July 9, 2020 | Attendee | How to Secure a Commitment to Mediation. People and Culture Essentials
TCM Group, UK | Zoom webinar

July 7, 2020 | Attendee | The Balance Act: Responding to Covid 19 and Investment Treaty Protections
AIAC | Zoom webinar

July 1, 2020 | Participant | Break-out Room Training | Virtual Mediation Lab | Zoom webinar

June 27, 2020 | Attendee | ADR Online Judiciary and ADR=embracing Mediation for Justice post Covid 19 | AIAC | Zoom webinar

June 25, 2020 | Attendee | Resolving Banking Disputes in the Covid 19 Era: Tailor Made Solutions
AIAC | Zoom webinar

June 18, 2020 | Attendee | Peer Learning Discussion on Community Mediation | ABA ROLI and the National Center for Mediation | Zoom webinar

June 17, 2020 | Attendee | Masterclass in International Mediation--The Use of Evaluation in Mediation
ADR Center Global with Dwight Golann (Mediator and Professor of Law – Suffolk University, Boston | Zoom webinar

June 17, 2020 | Participant | Use of Breakout Rooms | Virtual Mediation Lab | Zoom webinar

June 3, 2020 | Attendee | Online Mediation - How to Create Rapport with the Parties | Virtual Mediation Lab | Zoom webinar

June 3, 2020 | Attendee | Masterclass in International Mediation - Myths and Realities of Voluntary and Mandatory Mediation--Italian and Global Experiences | ADR Center Global with Leonardo D'Urso, Constantin-Adi Gavrila, Elena Koltzaki, Blazo Nedic and other international guests | Zoom webinar

May 22, 2020 | Attendee | Masterclass in International Mediation: "Use of videoconference and technology for mediators and lawyers after Covid-19" | ADR Center Global with Colin Rule (ODR pioneer and guru) | Zoom webinar

May 15, 2020 | Attendee | Masterclass in International Mediation: "Cross-cultural, apology and forgiveness in mediation" | ADR Center Global with Prof. Sukhsimranjit Singh (Managing Director of the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine Law) | Zoom webinar

May 9, 2020 | Attendee | Masterclass in International Mediation: "The profession of mediator in the US: how to build a successful mediation practice" | ADR Center Global with Kim Deck (renowned mediator based in Los Angeles) | Zoom webinar

September 6, 2019 | Participant | Launching of the Pilot Implementation of the Rules on Mediation in the National Prosecution Service, OCP Cebu City | Office for Alternative Dispute Resolution, in partnership with GOJUST AND THE Department of Justice Sector Coordinating Council | Crown Regency Hotel and Towers, Cebu City

July 31-August 1, 2019 | Participant | Refresher/Advance Course for Court-Annexed Mediators | PHILJA, Supreme Court | The Grand Regal Hotel, Davao City

July 8-12, 2019 | Participant | Mediation Training for the National Prosecution Service
Office for Alternative Dispute Resolution, in partnership with GOJUST AND THE Department of Justice Sector Coordinating Council| Bai Hotel, Mandaue City

June 7, 2017 | Attendee | Online Mediation in a Nutshell - 30-min Free Webinar/Demo | Virtual Mediation Lab |Zoom webinar

October 13, 2016 | Awardee | National Mediation Awards Night | Professional Mediators Association of UK | Browns Convent Garden, London, UK

August 3-4, 2016 | Participant | Refresher/Advance Course for Court-Annexed Mediators | PHILJA, Supreme Court | City Suites Condotel, Cebu City

July 28, 2016 | Participant | Streamlining Disputes: The Mediator as Case Manager | Werner Institute at Creighton University's School of Law | ADRHub Webinar

July 20, 2016 | Participant | Online Peer Mediation Platform-Partnership Opportunities | JAMS Foundation | Webinar

July 19, 2016 | Participant | Cross-Border Dispute Resolution | Werner Institute at Creighton University's School of Law | ADRHub Webinar

July 12, 2016 | Mediator | Online Simulation of Commercial Case | Virtual Mediation Lab | Zoom

July 6, 2016 | Participant | Handling Boardroom Disputes | TCM Group, UK | Webinar

June 30, 2016 | Participant | The Power of Mobile Devices in Online Mediation-Brainstorming Creative Ideas | Virtual Mediation Lab | Webinar

June 9, 2016 | Mediator | Virtual Mediation Simulation of Workplace Verbal Harassment Case | Virtual Mediation Lab | Zoom

May 19, 2016 | Participant | Mediation and Mental Health | TCM Group, UK | Webinar

May 11, 2016 | Participant | Climate Conflict, Capital & Development Paradox: A Case of India's Energy & Resources Crisis | Werner Institute at Creighton University's School of Law | ADRHub Webinar

May 9, 2016 | Participant | Online Dispute Resolution: Managing Mediation Online | TCM Group, UK | Webinar

April 11, 2016 | Mediator | Online Mediation Simulation of Family Case | Virtual Mediation Lab | Zoom

April 5, 2016 | Trainee | One-on-one Hands On Training on Online Mediation | Virtual Mediation Lab| Zoom

April 1, 2016 | Participant | Tackling Bullying at Work: The Role of Mediation | TCM Group, UK | Webinar

March 29, 2016 | Trainee | Introduction to Online Mediation | Virtual Mediation Lab | Zoom

March 17, 2016 | Disputant | Online Mediation Simulation of Family Case | Virtual Mediation Lab | Zoom

March 16, 2016 | Disputant | Online Mediation Simulation of Discrimination Case | Virtual Mediation Lab | Zoom

September 20, 2013 | Guest Speaker | Mediation, the Route to Peace | Rotary Club Banilad Metro
Cebu Country Club, Cebu City

April 4, 2013 | Resource Speaker | Elements of Mediation Before the Lower Courts | MCLE Seminar of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines, Cebu City Chapter, in coordination with the Young Lawyers | Association of the Philippines Inc. | Sacred Heart Center, Cebu City

June 5, 2012 | Guest Speaker | Creating a Culture of Peace in support of the Vision-Mission of St. Theresa's College | Faculty and Administrative Staff meeting of STC Cebu | STC Audio Visual Hall, Cebu City

June 2, 2012 | Resource Speaker | Spiritual Wellness through Mediation…Creating a Culture of Peace
Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry Inc Wellness Convention for Cebu Business Month 2012 | Cebu Marriott Hotel, Cebu City

February 7, 2012 | Guest Speaker | Creating a Culture of Peace | Rotary Club of Gloria Maris| Casino Espanol, Cebu City

March 4-5, 2011 | Participant | MCLE Basic Arbitration Seminar | Philippine Institute of Arbitrators (PIArB) with University of Cebu (UC) Legal Aid and Law Center Inc. | UC-Banilad College of Law, Cebu City

June 2-3, 2010 | Participant | Advance Refresher Course for Mediators | PHILJA, Supreme Court
Golden Prince Hotel & Suites, Cebu City

July 8, 2009 | Participant | Advance Refresher Course for Mediators | PHILJA, Supreme Court| La Fortuna Hotel, Cebu City

October 28-30, 2008 | Resource Speaker | Basic Seminar Workshop on Mediation related to Land Administration | The Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Office of the Regional Executive Director, Region VII | DENR-7 Training Hall, Banilad, Mandaue City

July 20, 2008 | Trainer | Innovative Project Management-Conflict Management for the LAMP Program of DENR-Leyte | Business Resource Center of the University of San Carlos | University of San Carlos, Cebu City

November 27-28, 2006 | Delegate | National Conference on Court-Annexed/Referred Alternative Dispute Resolution Mechanisms (PHILJA 691 ADR NC (1) '06 | Supreme Court, PHILJA, PMC, in cooperation with USAID and The Asia Foundation | Century Park Hotel, Vito Curz, Manila

2008| Participant | Refresher Course for Mediation | PHILJA, Supreme Court | La Fortuna Hotel, Cebu City

February 6-7, 2006 | Participant | Re-Orientation Seminar for Court-Annexed Mediators and Oath-Taking Ceremony of Newly Accredited Cebu Mediators (PHILJA 577 ADR ROS (1) '06 | Supreme Court, PHILJA, PMC | Cebu Grand Hotel, Cebu City

2005 | Lecturer/Facilitator | Refresher on Mediation as an Alternative Dispute Resolution during the annual planning session of the Provincial and City Prosecutors OF Region VII | The Regional Prosecutor, Region VII, Central Visayas, Department of Justice, Cebu City | Lapu-Lapu City

2005 | Facilitator | Internship Program for Bacolod City Mediators | PMC, PHILJA and Supreme Court | Hall of Justice, Bacolod City

April 27-28, 2004 | Participant | Evaluation Workshop on the Trial Courts Mediation Project (PHILJA 420 ADR EVAL-CEB (2) '04 | Supreme Court, PHILJA, PMC, in cooperation with The Asia Foundation
Cebu Grand Hotel, Cebu City

March 18-19, 2004 | Participant | Basic Training on Business Mediation | Atty Loong Seng Onn & Atty Carol Liew of Singapore Mediation Centre, CMFI & Cebu Chamber of Commerce & Industry Inc. (CCCI) |Montebello Villa Hotel, Cebu City

September 6, 2003 | Participant | Refresher Course for Mediators (PHILJA 370 JRO RC (1) ' 03 Tele-video conferencing between Cebu Waterfront Hotel Cebu City, RCBC Plaza, Makati City & Hotel Mandaya, Davao City | Office of the Court Administrator (OCA), Supreme Court, PHILJA, Philippine Mediation Center (PMC), Philippine Mediation Foundation Inc (PMFI), in cooperation with The Asia Foundation and MosCom | Cebu Waterfront Hotel, Cebu City

December 5, 2001 | Participant | Refresher Course for Mediators (PHILJA 243 JRO ADR (27) ' 01 | PHILJA, Supreme Court | Cebu Waterfront Hotel, Cebu City

June 22, 2001 | Inductee | Accreditation ceremony with Chief Justice Hilario Davide | International Conference for Peace, Values and Leadership (ICPVL) of the University of the Philippines Foundation (USPF) | Alumni Hall, USPF, Cebu City

March 21, 2001 | Delegate | Mediation Conference & Workshop | PHILJA, Supreme Court | Manila Hotel, Manila

January 22-February 15, 2001 | Intern | One-month Internship | Hall of Justice, Cebu City

January 15-20, 2001 | Participant | Basic Seminar Workshop on Mediation | Ms. Annabelle Abaya, sponsored by Philippine Judicial Academy (PHILJA), Supreme Court, and The Asia Foundation | Sarrosa Hotel, Cebu City

Professional Experiences

Mediator, since January 2001, Philippine Mediation Center | Online mediator, Virtual Mediation Lab, since 2016

Award received: International Mediator of the Year (2016), given by the Professional Mediators Association of UK | Mediator of the Year (2015), given by the Professional Mediators Association of UK | Peacemaker Awardee, Supreme Court Centennial Celebration 2001

Entrepreneur: in the wellness industry, since 1997 | in the cryptocurrency industry, since 2018

Management and Supervisory Positions (from 1977 to 1997): Rustan’s Group of Companies
•Branch Manager- Cebu
•Store Operations Manager
•Business Development Manager
Tasked to put up Rustan’s Ayala Center- Cebu in 1995, start its operations and supervise daily activities.

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas
•Deputy Liquidator, Banco Filipino, Legaspi/Sorsogon Branches
•Deputy Conservator, Producers Bank of the Philippines,Tabaco Branch
Tasked to facilitate the rehabilitation and/or liquidation of the said banks.

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas
•Senior Bank Examiner | Tasked to audit the financial operations of universal banks

National Electrification Administration
•Financial Analyst
•Senior Accountant
•Management Systems Specialist
Tasked to analyze financial transactions, process payment of suppliers, audit the records of special projects nationwide, and set up systems as needed.

Philippine Mediation Center- Cebu
•Unit Coordinator (2002-2005)
•Accredited mediator
Tasked to supervise the operations of the PMC Unit | Handle court-annexed mediation

Teaching Experience:
University of San Carlos, Cebu City, 2007-1010
College of Commerce, Accountancy Department
Aquinas University, Legaspi City, 1983-1984
College of Commerce

>Founding Secretary, Paglaum sa Sugbo Inc.

>Founding President, Philippine NGO for Poverty Alleviation Inc.

>President, USC College of Commerce Alumni Association Inc., 2008-2009

>President, Federation of PTAs of Cebu Catholic Schools, 2002-2004

>President, Advocates of Living Values Education, Inc. 2002-2004

>Vice-President-Main, USC College Faculty Association Inc., 2009-2010

>Vice-President, External/Managing Director, Spa & Wellness Association of Cebu Inc., 2008-2010

Educational Background

Highest Educational Attainment:
Master in Management
Asian Institute of Management, Makati City Class 1992

Bachelor of Science in Commerce, Major in Accounting
University of San Carlos, Cebu City Class 1976
Honors received: Magna Cum Laude

CPA PRC Registration No. 31141,
October 1976 exam Rating: 82.86%

Achievements


>Speaker for product presentations of various wellness companies
>Trainer for Strategic Planning
>Trainer on Conflict Management
>Speaker on Stress Management
>Trainer on Values Education
>Trainer on Entrepreneurship
>Trainer on Financial Planning