Niel Kenneth Jamandre is an assistant professor at the Department of Speech Communication and Theatre Arts of UP Diliman. He graduated with a degree in Bachelor in Arts in Speech Communication, cum laude, and Master of Arts in Speech Communication from the same university. His research interests are Organizational and Intercultural Communication. He is the Vice President of the Speech Communication Organization of the Philippines. His administrative posts include the Associate Dean for Public Affairs of the College of Arts and Letters and Officer-in-Charge of the Office of Scholarships and Grants. He is pursuing PhD Leadership Studies – Organizational Development at the Ateneo de Manila University.