Communications Hub Team

Jed Alegado

Senior Communications Officer, Asia Pacific


Jed is the Senior Communications Officer for Asia Pacific of #breakfreefromplastic. Since joining the movement in 2017, he has been instrumental in leading Asia Pacific’s communications work and in organizing capacity-building workshops on communications and campaigning for members in the region. 

Prior to this role, he has worked with several non-government organizations namely in the global non-profit Oxfam where he led the media and communications for humanitarian responses during typhoon Bopha (2012), supertyphoon Haiyan (2013) and typhoon Ruby (2014). He also used to manage Project Agos, an online platform on disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation funded by the Australian Government’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT). 

He holds a master’s degree in Development Studies major in Agrarian, Food, and Environmental Studies from the International Institute of Social Studies part of Erasmus University Rotterdam in The Hague, Netherlands. 

He also teaches post-graduate courses on leadership communications, conflict resolution and disaster risk reduction-climate change adaptation at the Ateneo de Manila University School of Government (ASoG) Master in Public Management Program where he earned his first post-graduate degree in 2014. 

Manila, Philippines | Email: jed@breakfreefromplastic.org