Waste and Resource Management Cluster(WaRM)
Dr. Guilberto Borongan


Dr. Guilberto Borongan is the Head of the Waste and Resource Management Cluster of AIT RRC.AP, Thailand. He has over 20 years of experience on various resource scales in waste management and 3Rs (reduce, reuse and recycle) in Southeast and East Asian countries. He is extensively knowledgeable in programme and project design, and implementation, policy assessment and management, capacity building and knowledge management support. Mr. Borongan has rich experience in resource mobilization and operations management in international multi- and bilateral funded projects. His focus areas include the development of environmentally sustainable national waste management, marine litter and 3R strategies for the developing countries of Asia. Mr. Borongan has intensive experience in building capacities for local governments and providing technical assistance to partners at both national and regional levels on waste and resource management. He has been engaged in regional policy development and advocacy on environment and health in Southeast and East Asian countries under the UNEP-WHO Ministerial Regional Forum on Environment and Health.

Dr. Borongan obtained his Ph.D. in Governance and Development from NIDA, Thailand. He received his Master of Science in Urban Environmental Management from Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand and Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the Cebu Institute of Technology University, Cebu City, the Philippines.