Teng Chamchumrus is an applied strategist with more than 20 years of experience in the nonprofit and the private sectors. He has a BA in economics and an MBA from Harvard University and serves as Executive Officer, at the Smithsonian Institution, where he provides strategic thinking, leadership and management expertise in planning and implementing education and audience engagement initiatives.

Prior to the Smithsonian, Teng held various management and leadership roles at the American Red Cross, including leading the financial planning and analysis function for major disaster relief operations. He serves on the board of the International Council of Museums – United States (ICOM-US) and is an active member of the ICOM International Committee for the Collections and Activities of Museums of Cities (CAMOC). Locally, he serves on the board of Montgomery History, Montgomery County, Maryland. Teng is also a Fulbright Specialist.

Teng is interested in museums’ roles in serving communities and the intersection of economic development, cultural sustainability, and sustainable cities. Teng loves cities and is committed to bring his professional expertise and experience to help keep cities vibrant and diverse for generations to come.

As main speaker
ILS 64 – A Community Centric-Model for Cultural Sustainability

About the Intramuros Learning Sessions

The Intramuros Learning Sessions (ILS) is the educational webinar series of the Intramuros Administration (IA). The IA is an attached national government agency under the Department of Tourism. 

Topics are interdisciplinary and cover themes related to Intramuros and Manila studies, Philippine studies, as well as cultural heritage studies. Pursuant to IA’s charter, the ILS aims to contribute to the strengthening of the Filipino’s national identity and sense of belonging and pride.

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