Attorney Lily M.Milla is Prestigious Plenary Speaker at IN4OBE Global Summit 2022
Attorney Lily Macabangun-Milla is the Director of the International Affairs Staff (IAS) of the Commission and a Career Executive Service Officer (CESO)
She concurrently holds the posf of Officer-in-Charge of Office the Deputy Executive Director of the Commission on Higher Education and formerly OIC President of the Marikina Polytechnic College.
As OIC Deputy Executive Director CHED, Attorney Milla assists the Executive Director in overseeing the overall implementation and operations of the CHED central and reigonal offices, ensures the successful implementation of the higher education reform agenda, and provides secretarial support to the office of the CHED Chairman.
As Director of IAS, she spearheads the higher education initiatives on internationalization and pograms and projects related to bilateral and multilateral agreements on higher education with international HEIs, organizations and entitles, international projects, scholarships and trasnational education.
She is the Philippine focal on the UNESCO convention on the recognition of qualifications in the Asia Pacific region, ASEAN integration initiatives oin higher education, trade in higher education services under free trade agreements (FTAs) among others.
Atty. Milla is the Secretary-General of the University Mobility in Asia and the Pacific (UMAP) Philippine National Secretariat andd hase represented the Philippines as higher education focal and expert in ASEAN, UNESCO, APEC, international trade and other various international orgainizations, including global conferences and fora.
Prior to her current post as the Director of the CHED IAS Division, she served as the University Legal Counsel for the University of the Philippines System from 1999-2001 and subsequently became Chief of the CHED Legal Service, and the Director of the CHED Office for State Universities and Colleges (SUCs) and Local University and Colleges (LUCs) concerns.
She has a total of almost 20 years of government service in the philippines higher education sector to her name.