Maria Roxanne Lu is the Programs and Projects Director of the Makati Business Club. She earned her bachelor's degree in Economics at the Ateneo de Davao University. She has been involved in the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) as a Programs Officer of the APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC) Philippines from 2011 until the end of the Philippine hosting year of APEC in 2015. Her work area is on policy and economic research as well as designing and implementing programs focused on national development. She also served as a research officer at the Mindanao Business Council wherein she contributed in the work of the BIMP-EAGA Business Advisory Council Philippines.