Erald is an Assistant Professor of the Ateneo de Manila Loyola Schools Psychology Department, and currently the Director for Consulting of the Ateneo Center for Organization Research and Development.
He was a manager over ten years in various institutions such as KFC Philippines, Gloria Jeans Coffees and Seattle’s Best Coffee, where he focused on business management and talent development. He also worked as marketing officer for Kenny Rogers Roasters, and as a cluster manager for Netopia under the ePLDT Group.
His researches on leadership, culture, and psychology has been published in local and international journals. Moreover, he is a bonafide member and peer reviewer in various Philippine and international associations such as the International Leadership Association, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, and the Psychological Association of the Philippines. A psychology undergraduate from the Ateneo de Manila University, a licensed psychometrician under the Philippine Regulatory Commission, and Certified Specialist in Industrial-Organizational Psychology, he finished his doctorate degree in Leadership Studies also in the same university.