Esme Palaganas is an interdisciplinary professional and strategist working in the intersection of creativity, culture and commerce.
Esme works as a strategy consultant for policy, design programs, brands and businesses. She graduated from City University of London – Bayes Business School (formerly Cass Business School) with a Masters in Innovation, Creativity and Leadership.
As a creative and designer, she has shown in Malaysia and the Philippines, and worked with brands such as Melissa and L’Oreal. Her businesses, policy and advocacy work has garnered substantial publicity coverage and awards in the Philippines, US, Singapore and Japan. Her organisational work involves partnerships with Global Shapers and World Economic Forum, Art Fair Philippines, and Department of Trade and Industries.
She is a Visiting Lecturer at De La Salle University, a contributor to Philippine Star and Vogue Philippines, and a representative at UNCTAD eTrade for Women. Previously based in London, she led the Special Projects of the Centre of Creativity in Professional Practice.
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Feature. 2022, Mantle Magazine
Feature. 2020, Mega Magazine
Interview, 2022, Vogue Philippines
Interview. 2020, CNN Philippines
Interview. 2016, CNN Philippines
TV Interview, 2019, CNN Philippines
TV Interview, 2019, ANC Philippines
Forecast Interview, 2020, Fame Plus
Podcast Interview, 2021, Monday Off Radio