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Hyacinth E. Rafael-Antonio

Knowledge Management Specialist, Judicial Capacity Building Program (Consultant)

Hyacinth E. Rafael-Antonio

Hyacinth E. Rafael-Antonio has been engaged in the practice of law for over a decade, with extensive experience in diverse legal fields, including energy, labor, environment, intellectual property, competition, data privacy, financial rehabilitation and insolvency, and land transactions.

She currently serves as a Knowledge Management Specialist (Consultant) for the Strengthening Judicial Capacity Towards Sustainable Economic Development in Asia and the Pacific TA. In this role, she has contributed to the creation of innovative knowledge products, including a groundbreaking e-learning system.

Prior to this, she was an Assistant Vice President at a Philippine conglomerate, where she managed international arbitration and cross-border dispute resolution, as well as domestic litigation. She was previously an associate at a leading Philippine law firm, where she handled civil, criminal, and commercial litigation. She also served as in-house counsel, specializing in energy regulatory compliance, at one of the largest power companies in the Philippines.

Hyacinth holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics degree from Ateneo de Manila University and a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of the Philippines.