Perry Paul Lamanilao is a professional digital media strategist, as well as an advocate for media literacy and education, and local peace engagement and climate change awareness.

He has served as the digital media head of Social Communications of the Archdiocese of Davao from years 2012 to 2015.[1]

Apart from his profession, he has organized Mindanao’s largest social media conference, #ShiftDavao, in 2013;[2]and, since 2014, he has given numerous seminar-workshops on climate change in various educational institutions and venues around the Philippines.[3]

Currently, he is working as a communications staff at the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP), a government agency in the Philippines under the Office of the President, which is mandated to oversee, coordinate, and integrate the implementation of the comprehensive peace process in the Philippines.[4]

He is also a member of SIGNIS Asia Journalism Desk, a World Catholic Association for Communication[5]and a member of the Global Shapers Community, a Word Economic Forum (WEF)-initiated youth organization.[6]


[1]  “About Perry Paul G. Lamanilao.” Davao Catholic Herald. Davao Catholic Herald, n.d. Web. 08 May 2017. <http://www.davaocatholicherald.com/author/perrylamanilao/>.

[2]“Digital and Social Media Leaders Come Together for #SHIFTDavao.” Rappler. N.p., 20 July 2013. Web. 9 May 2017. < http://www.rappler.com/bulletin-board/34207-digital-and-social-media-leaders-come-together-for-shiftdavao>

[3]Mateo, Wenceslao, Jr. “Iloilo City Hosts Greeneration Summit.” The Daily Guardian. N.p., 15 Oct. 2014. Web. 08 May 2017. <https://thedailyguardian.net/local-news/iloilo-city-hosts-greeneration-summit/>.

[4]Visit OPAPP’s official website https://www.peace.gov.ph.

[5]Lamanilao, Perry Paul “A ‘New Media’ Ministry: Countering depression and suicidal risk among netizens.” SIGNIS, 1 December 2017. < http://www.signis.net/news/technology/01-12-2017/a-new-media-ministry-countering-depression-and-suicidal-risk-among-netizens>

[6]Visit WEF-Global Shapers Community Website https://www.globalshapers.org/hubs/davao-hub