Irene Martel-Francisco has been the managing director of Tatler Philippines since 2002. She oversees all publishing and business functions of the magazine. Irene has a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Menlo College in California. She is also senior vice-president of shopping mall operator Tourist Trade and Travel Corporation and president of restaurant business Irmar Food System, positions she held before she joined Tatler Asia. Irene is an active director and trustee of several civic and charitable organisations.