ACEF Speaker

Yves Gonzalez

Head of Government Affairs and Public Policy,

Yves is part of Google's Government Affairs and Public Policy team for Southeast Asia, leading efforts for the Philippines, Cambodia, and Laos. He works closely with government and public policy stakeholders, in pursuit of Google's mission to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful. He is also part of Google's working groups on sustainability, artificial intelligence, and trade policy. After passing the 2009 Philippine Bar Exams, Yves started his career as Traffic Director for Metro Manila in the Philippines, eventually leading world-class teams in MRM//McCann and Uber. He has been with Google for almost 5 years, and has led impactful and award-winning collaborative projects with government stakeholders.


  • Spotlight Session: Digital Technology as a Driver of Decarbonization