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ABOUT Kaya ROI

We partner with organizations & communities to enact systemic positive changes in health, education and sustainability.​ We drive lasting impact through evidence-based approaches and measurable outcomes. Our team has decades of experience in strategy development, advocacy, communications, fundraising, programs and partnerships. 

OUR TEAM

At Kaya ROI, we are a team of diverse and seasoned professionals hailing from the Philippines and Singapore. Our broad backgrounds in education, healthcare, public policy, sustainability and creative fields make us uniquely qualified to provide consulting services. We bring a unique perspective to every project we work on, and offer practical solutions to the challenges that our clients face. We believe that every organization can have a positive impact, and our mission is to help them achieve that through our customized and innovative consulting services.

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Cris Jose

Managing Partner

A marketing and communications professional with experience handling global brands, implementing and rolling out projects across Southeast Asia as well as extensive experience in FMCG, skincare, fresh produce, fintech, sports lifestyle, healthcare and advocacy areas.

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Knox Balbastro

Partner & Creative Director

A marketer with a passion for innovation and a drive for excellence, Knox has worked with a diverse range of clients and organizations, from Alibaba to Disney as well as different industries: FMCG, fashion, banking, and financial services industries, as well as the government sector.

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Dr. Helen Dy

Partner & Health Tribe Asia Director

Experienced Medical Affairs with a demonstrated history of working in the pharmaceuticals industry. Skilled in Clinical Research, Medicine, Infectious Diseases, Acute Care, and Direct Patient Care. Strong healthcare services professional graduated from UERMMMCI.

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Maria Francia

Partner & Creative Services Director

A marketing professional with a deep-rooted passion for the creative industry. Marie has a diverse skill set spanning copywriting, video editing, campaign building & overall creative production. With 8 years at ABS-CBN and continuous freelance collaborations with agencies serving clients like Lazada, BPI, Globe, IKEA, and SM to name a few, she has established herself as a versatile creative.

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Natasha Gray

Partner & Education Director

APAC public affairs leader driving strategic communications & policy advocacy initiatives across the region. Her in-house experience includes leading DJI’s 17-strong international communications team during the height of the US-China trade war as well as driving Meta's immersive technologies  advocacy across APAC. Natasha holds a Master in International Affairs from the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy.

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Dr. Antonio Torralba

Partner & Education Senior Advisor

With more than 50 years of experience in education, Dr. Antonio N. Torralba is a University Fellow and a member of the UA&P Board of Trustees, and a Vice-Chairman at Synergeia Foundation.

Former President Fidel V. Ramos appointed him UNESCO Commissioner for Education in 1997-1998. Dr. Torralba holds a PhD in Philosophy, with specialization in Pedagogy, from the University of Navarre, Spain.

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Judith Reyes

Partner & Sustainability Director

 

A certified plant-based chef, Jude led salesforce activation and communications and drove impact initiatives at Sanofi Philippines for 17 years. As a way of life, she's devoted to championing health, wellness, and planet care.

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Ivanna Dela Torre

Author, When the World Sneezed

With over 20 years of experience in public affairs, sustainability & communications across various industries in Southeast Asia, Ivanna is a generalist consultant by heart who enjoys solving complex challenges and creating positive impact. She launched Health Tribe Asia, a community of family health champions dedicated to building healthier communities.

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