People Management Association of the Philippines (PMAP)

670 Lee Street, Addition Hills
Mandaluyong City, Philippines
Tel: +63 2 7261532

PMAP is the premier HR association in the Philippines.  Established in 1956, it is strictly a professional, non-stock, non-profit organization of over 1,800 member-companies and individual management executives engaged or  are interested in Human Resource Management (HRM) or Industrial Relations (IR) work.  PMAP continues the tradition of its forefathers in advancing the profession, the science, and the art of Human Resource Management.  As a professional association, PMAP helps institutions train and develop an enlightened, competent, socially-responsible, and influential sector of people managers who can effectively participate in nation-building. PMAP also helps its members become more effective on the job by teaching the human aspect of management via numerous career development fora and training programs.

APFHRM country reports

The members of the Asia Pacific Federation of Human Resource Management (APFHRM) meet regularly to share ideas, perspectives and information relating to the practice of HR in the Asia Pacific region and their individual institutes. Below are the country reports for the Philippines.

March 2017
October 2016
August 2015
September 2016
September 2015
April 2015
October 2014
March 2014
September 2013
August 2011
March 2011


Mr. Ramon B. Segismundo (2017 PMAP President-elect)
Mr. Felix Dan S. Lopez (2017 PMAP President-elect)

Executive Director

Mr. Rene M. Gener, DPM

VP Name

Ernesto G. Espinosa, Immediate Past President of APFHRM and First Representative to WFPMA, 2014-2016

Number of members

1,800 corporate and individual members and twenty-six (26) chapters nationwide

Major events

PMAP Annual Conference 2016
PMAP, considered as the premiere organization of people managers and HR practitioners in the Philippines, holds the biggest annual HR conference in the country on September or October and offers the following:

  • A VERITABLE MARKETPLACE of cutting-edge and fresh ideas, emergent theories, endless solutions, best practices, relevant advocacies, and state-of-the-art HR technology.
  • UNPARALLELED ROSTER of speakers with global, regional and national stature.
  • PROACTIVE BALANCE of session topics and learning fora – a conference that offers a variety of sessions that target various levels of learning needs as well as a variety of issues and concerns delivered through innovative and creative ways.
  • A DYNAMIC LEARNING DESIGN that allows attendees to customize their participation based on individual agenda. * SHOWCASE of best practices, award-winning programs, and cutting-edge resources and technologies.
  • EXTRAORDINARY potentials for networking.

On top of the highly-relevant plenary and concurrent sessions, the PMAP Fellowship and PMAP Expo offers grand and exciting activities and programs that every people manager or HR practitioner in the country should not miss. More details at


The People Manager magazine is the official monthly publication of PMAP. Twelve (12) issues are published in English language every year. The full digital version of every issue of People Manager can be accessed by PMAP members via Selected articles and some portions of the magazine are also published online.

Profile of best practice and links to local awards programs

PMAP Awards Search
Institutionalized in 1977, the PMAP Awards program gives recognition to outstanding achievers whose leadership, dynamism and professionalism set apart some corporations and individuals as a breed all their own. The sought-after PMAP AWARDS in human resource and people management excellence will once again celebrate a rich harvest of HR talents and initiatives. This year’s winners will be announced on the second day of the conference. The following highly-coveted awards will be given: The People Program of the Year (PPY), The People Manager of the Year (PMY) and the Employer of the Year (EOY). For more details, please visit or emai