Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas

Pia Roman

As head of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas’ Inclusive Finance Advocacy Staff, Pia Roman-Tayag is involved in all of the bank’s financial inclusion work, particularly in the areas of policy and regulation, capacity building, advocacy, and relationship building.

Roman-Tayag has had experience in a microfinance nongovernmental organization in New York, USA, and in the evaluation of a savings and credit organization in Nepal. She is a member of the Steering Committee of the Smart Campaign, a global effort to instill a client-centered approach in microfinance, and the Policy Advisory Group of the Innovations for Poverty Action Financial Capability Research Fund.

A fully certified trainer of the U.N. Capital Development Fund Microfinance Distance Learning Course, Roman-Tayag is also an affiliate faculty of the CARD- MRI Development Institute, a practitioner-led microfinance training institute in the Philippines.