Peachy Paderna has worked as communications professional in both the private and public sectors, with a focus on strategic communication, issues management, policy research and analysis, and management reforms.
Between 2011 to 2016, Peachy worked as an Issues and Management Consultant for the Philippine government’s Department of Budget and Management (DBM) under the Aquino administration. During this period, she headed the agency’s Public Information Unit and was likewise the Budget Secretary’s primary speechwriter and communications adviser. She also helped develop and implement reforms towards public financial management, and her work helped inform the proposed Public Financial Accountability Act of 2015.
She was also a Strategic Communication Consultant for a member of the Philippine House of Representatives from 2014 to 2017 and was a speechwriter for the Vice President of the Philippines from 2016-2017.
Peachy holds a bachelor’s degree in Philosophy from the Ateneo de Manila University. She is also a published and multi-awarded poet.