Rafael “Raffy” M. Pefianco, MPM FAAPM


Rafael M. Pefianco is a Mechanical Engineer by training. He has worked and trained in factories in Germany, Japan, USA and the Philippines. He has also toured or studied in many manufacturing plants in England, Luxembourg, Taiwan and in the USA.

Raffy provides training and consulting services to many of the top companies in the Philippines and Saudi Arabia. He covers topics in manufacturing and distribution such as process improvement, innovation and creativity, quality tools, supply chain management, Root Cause Analysis and the 7 Basic and New QC Tools. He also delivers seminars on warehouse, inventory, logistics and purchasing management, QMS, TPM, TQM and 5S.

He has recently run training programs for companies involved in gas turbine manufacturing, repair and maintenance, plastic pipe manufacturing, coconut oil manufacturing, petroleum manufacturing, sugar manufacturing, automotive parts manufacturing, and aluminum wheel manufacturing, insurance and logistics.

Raffy’s work experiences include executive positions in management such as marketing manager, general manager, Chief Operating Officer and president of several companies. He has managed companies involved in importation, warehousing and distribution of sports equipment, operation of chains of retail outlets, manufacture and export of plywood, ice manufacturing and cold storage operations, fishing, newspaper publishing, and the manufacture of bags, boots and gloves for local market and export. He has also been involved in the operation of two resorts and ten live-aboard scuba diving ships, a language school and a tour company.

Raffy has been a certified instructor trainer and instructor course director for several US organizations for more than 20 years and has trained and certified many of the instructors currently teaching in the Philippines.

Raffy also has a wide real world experience with computer systems from main frames to PCs. His involvement with computers started at university where his major projects were computer based. His experiences include web portal architecture, Linux networks and data mining. He led a team of Java programmers developing business intelligence software using data mining techniques for one of the largest travel agencies in the Philippines and several manufacturing companies.

Raffy has earned an Ordinary National Diploma (Mechanical Engineering) from the Poole Technical College in Dorset, England. He later graduated from the University of New Castle upon Tyne, England with a BSc with Honors in Mechanical Engineering.

Raffy is a certified Master Project Manager, Fellow of the American Academy of Project Management. He also has a Diploma in Supply Chain Management from the International Quality Federation.

Raffy is currently the resource speaker and consultant of Alliance Consulting.

Other Positions Held

  • President, Rotary Club of New Manila Heights, Quezon City
  • Commissioner, Philippine Commission on Sports Scuba Diving, Department of Tourism Republic of the Philippines
  • Member, Knights of Columbus
  • Chairman, Tubbataha Foundation
  • Chairman, Diving Industry Association of the Philippines