Enderun Colleges’ team is comprised of people who have extensive experience in the hospitality industry and global business environment.

Management Team


Jack Tuason


  • Member of the Board of Trustees at Enderun Colleges, teaches Principles in International Tourism and Hospitality
  • Earned his BS in Hotel Administration from University of Las Vegas in Nevada
  • Started his career as front office manager of Hyatt Regency Monterey, and then director of rooms division of Hyatt Regency San Francisco
  • Worked for Pan Pacific Hotels and Resorts and was assigned to properties in Manila, Malacca, Kuala Lumpur, and Singapore
  • Became director of HSAI Raintree and general manager of its property, Discovery Suites, from 1999 to 2005
  • Founded Ambergris Solutions (now known as Telus International Philippines)

Danny Perez

Co-Founder, Senior Vice President
Director of Admission and Enderun Extension

Daniel Perez co-founded Enderun Colleges Inc., a four-year undergraduate college that offers a full range of bachelor’s degree and non-degree courses in the fields of international hospitality management and business administration. Enderun is partnered with over 150 international and local Hotels and has an academic collaboration with Les Roches Hotel School, Switzerland, Alain Ducasse Formation, France, and Thunderbird School of Global Management located Arizona. Daniel currently serves as President of the Board of Enderun Colleges and Senior Vice President of Operation. His stewardship has led to Enderun’s growth from 80 full time students in 2006 to over 2000 undergraduate, post graduate, and certificate students in 2018. Enderun has graduated approximately 800 students in the last 12 years with our students working in over 30 countries today. Daniel founded ALaundry Company Inc. and also serves on its board. A Laundry Company Inc. proudly caters to 5, 4, and 3-star hotel properties in Metro Manila and handles their outsourced laundry operations. He graduated Magna cum Laude from Les Roches Swiss Hotel Management School with a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration (International Hotel Management) and started his career as the Corporate Planning Manager of Discovery Suites.


Edgardo Rodriguez, PhD

Dean, College of Business, Technology, and Entrepreneurship

  • Earned his MBA in The East-West Center at the University of Hawaii
  • Earned his PhD in Management Sciences and Statistics from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, New York
  • Was also part of the Special Program in Development Economics at Harvard University
  • Worked in The World Bank in Washington, D.C., as head of the bank’s Corporate Budget Unit
  • Worked as a management specialist at the Asian Development Bank in Manila as executive secretary to the Development Effectiveness Committee of the Board of Directors
  • Taught for fourteen years at graduate schools in the United States, as associate professor at Graduate School of Industrial Engineering of Rutgers University in New Jersey, then as adjunct professor of Management and Information Sciences at The American University in Washington, D.C., and at Virginia Polytechnic Institute in Virginia
  • Concurrently president of XenXaTech, Inc., a management consulting firm specializing in business intelligence systems

Chef Cheong Yan See

Culinary Head

  • Culinary Head at Enderun Colleges, responsible for overseeing the Culinary Arts department, curriculum development, and spearheading all culinary courses
  • Has over 20 years worth of experience in the field of culinary arts worldwide, having worked at the Kempinski Hotel and Traders Hotel in China and at Bahnhof Buffet SBB Basel in Switzerland, among others
  • Led the kitchen operations of EDSA Shangri-La, Hyatt Regency Manila and Tagaytay Highlands
  • Underwent training at Alain Ducasse Education in France
  • Part of Philippine Airlines’ Master Chef series, where renowned guest chefs restyled the in-flight menu with a variety of international cuisines

Chef Marc Chalopin

Executive Chef,
Alain Ducasse Institute Philippines

  • Handpicked by Alain Ducasse Education as the executive chef of Alain Ducasse Institute Philippines,
  • Has 32 years of kitchen and teaching experience
  • Worked with two of the most exceptional and world-acclaimed chefs: Joel Robuchon and Alain Ducasse at 59 Poincaré of Le Relais du Parc
  • Joined Alain Ducasse Education and Enderun in 2008 to supervise the culinary program in Manila, control the quality of instruction and curriculum and teach advanced culinary classes

Chef Thomas Wenger

Director, Restaurant 101

Senior Vice President

  • Senior culinary academic consultant at Enderun
  • Has 25 years industry experience, including posts as executive sous chef at The Oriental Singapore and Makati Shangri-La, and executive chef posts at Royal Hong Kong Jockey Club, Le Royal Meridien Bangkok, Le Meridien President Bangkok, and prior to Enderun, at Mandarin Oriental Manila
  • Trained at Ecole Hoteliere de Lausanne in Switzerland and The Royal Institute of Public Health

Bel Castro

Assistant Dean,
College of Hospitality Management

  • Earned her Psychology degree from the Ateneo de Manila University in 1985, which led her to the fields of advertising, public relations, events management, and line production
  • Earned a one-year Certificate IV in Restaurant Operations at Le Cordon Bleu in Australia, finishing with “High Distinction”
  • Became the first Filipino and the first Asian to be awarded an MA in Gastronomy in 2003, a double-badged program of Le Cordon Bleu and the University of Adelaide in South Australia, also finishing with “High Distinction”
  • WSET Certified and holds a Level 3 Award in Wines and Spirits

Wilson Gan

Vice President for Academic Affairs
Assistant Dean,
College of Business, Technology, and Entrepreneurship

  • Graduate of bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems, magna cum laude, from Ateneo de Manila University
  • Earned his master’s in Business Administration, major in Strategic Management from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, where he was awarded the Joseph Wharton Fellowship for professional and academic achievement.
  • Was a systems analyst for employee services IT of Procter and Gamble Asia
  • Former business development manager for IBM Business Services
  • Former head of Customer Relationship Management Planning at Globe Telecom
  • Former consultant for the Boston Consulting Group in Singapore

Tricia Tensuan

Vice President,
Enderun Marketing Solutions

  • Graduate of the University of the Philippines with a degree in Hotel Restaurant Administration and a diploma from Singapore Hotel and Tourism Education Centre
  • Has over 14 years work experience in the hospitality industry, with expertise in operations and marketing of hotels
  • Worked with Mandarin Oriental Manila in the food and beverage department
  • Pre-opening team of EDSA Shangri-la Hotel where she honed her front office skills and later becoming guest relations manager, then moved to the sales department
  • Consistently brought in the highest contribution as sales manager to the hotel’s total room revenue
  • Became part of the pre-opening team of Discovery Suites where she continued to be the top sales manager. In 2003, she was promoted to director of sales and marketing

Jovel Bernardo Cuaresma, PhD

Academic Success, and College Registrar

  • Graduate of Ateneo de Manila University with a degree in Management Engineering
  • Earned his MBA from the Ateneo Graduate School of Management, and PhD in Management from the International Academy of Management and Economics (IAME)
  • Has done consultancy work for private corporations, government agencies, and non-government organizations
  • Former instructor at the Ateneo de Manila University, Miriam College, IAME, Warnborough University (London), and the Entrepreneurship Institute of Australia

Muchi Gonzalez

Employee Services

  • Graduate of De La Salle University – Manila with a degree in AB Psychology
  • Former Human Resources and Administrator Manager of Dart Philippines, Inc. (Tupperware Philippines Manufacturing)
  • Former Human Resources and Administration Senior Manager of Information Gateway, Inc.