Cess Principe

Research and Project Coordinator

Cess Principe is a Filipino lawyer with experience in the ASEAN region. Prior to joining HRRC, Cess was a private practitioner in the Philippines and was engaged as the in-house lawyer for a major hydropower company in Lao PDR. She also served as a lead monitor at the East-West Center’s Asian International Justice Initiative (AIJI) for AIJI’s trial monitoring program at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Court of Cambodia.

Cess is interested in research and programs related to women and children’s rights, rule of law, and environmental protection.