Director / Country Head
Lanie is currently the Director for Communications and Administration of Expara and Expara IDM Ventures where she ensures the smooth and adequate flow of information within the company to facilitate operations. She works collaboratively with the Managing Director and all the team members to establish the strategic plan for the business, annual investment objectives, organizational policies, and procedures for attaining business objectives. She participates in meetings with potential and existing portfolio start-ups and assists in tracking their performance. She also mentors star-ups and assisting them in their fundraising initiatives, connecting them with investors and business angels. Lanie organizes the execution of Expara's venture services such as accelerator programs, innovation challenges, workshops and hackathons. She also acts as the Country Head in the Philippines where she spearheads the business development and deal execution.
Lanie is a double degree holder - Bachelor in Business Administration Major in Management from St. Paul University and Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Cum Laude). She pursued her Masters in Business Management from the University of the Philippines. She’s a licensed nurse both in the Philippines and in Michigan, USA. Prior to joining Expara, Lanie was the Operations Director of a US Telehealth Company. She also had experience in patient care at hospital setting, banking, lending, retail and managing an Aquafarm business. You may reach her at lanieexpara.com.