Veronica I. Castillo is assistant professor at University of the Philippines Los Baños. She has a BSc in Economics (Natural Resource Economics) and an MSc in Economics (Environmental Economics). An environmental economist and a geospatial data enthusiast, she has been a consultant in both local and international institutions, offering technical expertise on quantitative methods in economics. Her work includes the integration of economy, environment and geospatial data in studies including valuation and economic analysis.