Yael Buencamino Borromeo is Head of Programs and Audience Engagement at Lopez Museum and Library and was the Director of the recently concluded Manila Museums Summit 2021. Her professional interests lie in interdisciplinary initiatives in cultural institutions and museum development. She was the Executive Director of Areté, the creativity and innovation hub of the Ateneo de Manila University (2017-2019), and managing curator of the Ateneo Art Gallery (2007-2017). She contributed to the book Making Museums Work : A Zero In Handbook. She holds an MA in Southeast Asian Studies from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.