Fatima Reyes-Della Verde is the Director of Operations at Carnegie Mellon University Australia, managing its business and daily operations. She is responsible for legal and regulatory compliance, contract drafting and reviewing, human resources, student accounts, work health and safety, budget forecast, fiscal management, business continuity and enterprise risk management, execution of special projects and new business initiatives, and events coordination. She is also the Corporate Secretary to CMU-A’s Advisory Board.
Prior to joining Carnegie Mellon, Fatima was a Deputy Director at the Central Bank of the Philippines where she was part of the team that provided highly confidential top-level administrative, technical advisory and research information to the Governor and Monetary Board Members. She has also worked with Megaworld Corporation, consistently cited as one of the best-managed Asian companies, as Assistant Vice President of Legal and Corporate Management.
Fatima completed her Master of Science in Public Policy and Management at Carnegie Mellon University Australia in 2009. She has degrees in Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a Masters in Business Administration. Fatima was admitted to the Philippine Bar in 1997 and has practiced in the areas of corporate, administrative, civil, and labour laws.
Away from work, you'll find Fatima spending time with family and friends on long drives, exploring places, checking out restaurants, trawling bookshops and trying recipes.