Facilitation Team

Playworks Philippines, Inc. designs and manages Team Building Programs at Camayan Beach Resort & Ocean Adventure, spanning over 5 years of working together. Playworks Facilitators are experienced professionals who have worked in the corporate world. They are trained to create an open and engaging atmosphere for the activities so participants can interact freely and be motivated to excel in the challenges put before them. They are also trained to debrief each activity so that participants take away important insights and learnings to help them work better as a team.


Geoffrey Nuval

Founder of Playworks & Lead Facilitatorhas spoken and presented at numerous conferences in the Philippines and the U.S. on the topics of entrepreneurship in the workplace, marketing in a socially networked world, and the influence of game mechanics and rewards programs on user behavior. 

He returned to the Philippines after spending over a decade in the United States.  While abroad, he attained a BS in Management Science & Engineering with Honors from Stanford University and initiated a course in Entrepreneurship at the Oxford University's Said Business School in the United Kingdom.

After graduation, he spent some time in Silicon Valley investing in Internet startups for the former Lehman Brothers and then went on to found and become CEO of Devhub.com in Seattle and Privacy Central in Los Angeles.  

It was during this time Mr. Nuval became an early pioneer and expert on gamification, the application of real game mechanics – such as points, levels, ranking, and rewards – to improve or influence people’s behavior.

In an effort to contribute to the growth and improvement of the Philippine workforce, Mr. Nuval formed PlayWorks here in the Philippines, a team building company based upon the principles of gamification.

Raymond Villanueva

Facilitator, has extensive experience in managing large-scale event organization for Local and International companies up to 6,000 attendees, including HP, Lenovo, Toyota China and Japan, Tupperware, Roche, and Herbalife.

Mr. Raymond has over 10 years of working in the hospitality industry in Manila and Abroad. His experience in large-scale operations includes opening The Venetian Macao and Sheraton Hotel Cotai Central, overseeing 500+ people in his team.

Mr. Raymond holds a degree in AB Social Science from Ateneo de Manila University.

Nikki Aguila

Sales Director and Facilitator, is a loyal, team-spirited individual who is able to gain confidence of people.  Adept at bringing people to strive for a common purpose, she has organized numerous successful team building and group seminar events for some of the largest companies in the Philippines.  She also conducts seminars on corporate sales.

Nikki has prior corporate experience in sales and product marketing for Fujitsu, selling multi-million dollar projects to the country’s leading telecoms such as PLDT and Smart Communications. 

She holds a BS in Electronics & Communications Engineering from De La Salle University.

Titus Abolla 

Marketing & Communications Manager and Facilitator, is an experienced corporate communications professional, trainer, and event organizer. He is passionate about teaching, sharing knowledge, and helping others become better at their jobs. He loves games, both electronic and tabletop, and is a strong advocate of games as instructional tools.

Before joining Playworks, Titus was Communications Director at executive search firm ZMG Ward Howell, and headed the editorial team of the Marketing & Communications Group of SGV & Co. (Ernst & Young Philippines).

Mr. Abola has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in the Humanities from the Ateneo de Manila University.

JJ Villanueva

Facilitator and Certified Public Accountant, is a specialist in inspirational team buildings, able to resolve organizational conflicts and revitalize a team’s confidence. He has prior experience organizing motivational seminars as faculty in De La Salle University Dasmariñas.

Mr. JJ holds a BS in Accountancy in De La Salle University.

Bong Sace

Facilitator, is able to direct and guide large team building crowds, making sure they enjoy their experience while still making sure a company’s objectives are met.

Mr. Bong is currently an Assistant to the Director for Human Resources at De La Salle Santiago Zobel School. He has over 10 years of Facilitation experience with Megaworld, MyPhone and the Philippine National Police as part of his client list.

Mr. Bong holds a BS in Clinical Psychology from the Polytechnic University of the Philippines and is currently pursuing his MA in Developmental Psychology from the Ateneo De Manila University. 

Pat Ballecer

Facilitator, is a specialist in inspirational team buildings, able to resolve organizational conflicts and revitalize a team’s confidence. Mr. Pat has prior international experience organizing motivational team buildings in the Ministryfor Couples for Christ in Papua New Guinea while he was engagedin the Marketing industry.

Mr. Pat holds a BS in Business Administration with a major in Marketing from the University of the East.

Rozen Salvador

Facilitatoris a fast-thinker who can rapidly adapt to challenging group situations and new environments. Mr. Rozen has over a decade of industry experience conducting multi-level trainings for large multinational companies, including Shell and Epson.

Mr. Rozen holds a BS in Electronics & Communications Engineering from the Mapua Institute of Technology

Gilbert Lavides

Facilitator, is a crowd energy booster able to conduct highly stimulating team buildings no matter the crowd size. Mr. Gilbert has nearly a decade of industry experience planning, managing, and conducting major companywide events for large multinational companies, including Cypress Manufacturing and Intel.

Mr. Gilbert holds a BS in Industrial Engineering from the Mapua Institute of Technology.

DJ Pat

Facilitatorour mass communication and broadcasting expert,is a quick-witted person able to invigorate a crowd. His fun and interactive team building program focuses on realizing a large team's full potential.

DJ Pat is a real DJ for Magic89.9, one of Philippines’s most popular radio stations in MetroManila, for his segments on Friday Madness and Saturday Slam. His past experience includes being a teacher in St. Paul’s department of Broadcasting.

DJ Pat holds a dual degree from De La Salle University: BS in Business Management major in Entrepreneurship and a AB in Economics.

Belle Vergara - Team Building Facilitator at PlayWorks

Belle VergaraCo-facilitator, brings her energy to every team building and it definitely is contagious to the crowd.

Ms. Belle’s operational background at Shell Shared Services and Accenture gives her a keen understanding of the customer serviceTechnical Institute of the Philippines industry as well as the BPO and call center working environment.

Ms. Belle holds a BSC in Financial Management Accounting from the Technological Institute of the Philippines.

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Playworks' clients range from smaller private companies, to large multinational corporations with multiple divisions. 

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