Core Faculty Member, Asian Institute of Management
Professor Nieves R. Confesor is a core faculty member of the Asian Institute of Management in its Business and Development Schools, and had served as the Executive Director of the AIM-Team Energy Center for Bridging Leadership (2010-2013). Her areas of teaching and research include: leadership and management of change; human resource management; strategic negotiations and conflict management; public policy; labor and employment; and public sector governance. She had served as Dean of the Institute in 2003 during which time, the Institute was brought into the global community of European (EQUIS) and American (ACCSB) accredited business schools and universities. She was Labor and Employment Secretary during the C. Aquino and Ramos administrations as well as ILO Governing Body Chairperson during this period. She was also Chairperson of the Philippine Government panel negotiating with the Communist Party of the Philippines-National Democratic Front-New People’s Army in 2005-2010.
She was the Executive Director of the AIM- TeaM (Tokyo Energy and Marubeni) Energy Center for Bridging Leadership (2010-2013), providing direct oversight over the Islamic Leadership Development Program (with assistance from the British Embassy); the Bridging Leaders’ Project (with assistance from the AusAid); and the Mindanao Bridging Leaders Program (funded by the State Peace Building Fund of the World Bank). She continues to work with the AIM Team on the bridging leadership program, which also serves to “frame” corporate and public (both for degree and non-degree) leadership development programs of the Institute.
She teaches in degree and non-degree programs in the Philippines, Malaysia, India, Indonesia, Vietnam, Cambodia, China, Vienna, Thailand and Mexico. In 2013, she received the GawadMaestra Award from the Philippine Society for Training and Development .
She also serves as expert/consultant to various agencies of the Philippine Government, the Asian Development Bank, the World Bank, as well as serving as an Independent Director for the Philippine Veterans Bank. She is also a trusteein of various public and private organizations.