Albert Banico is a freelance researcher/writer. Previously, he was elected National Treasurer of the Philippine Association for the Sociology of Religion. Also, he is a former faculty of the San Sebastian College under the Legal Management Department in the City of Manila and formerly, a Social Science Department faculty of Jose Rizal University of Mandaluyong City. A Master’s Science degree holder in General Sociology at the Asian Social Institute and one of the founding BOARD Members of the Philippine Association for the Study of Culture, History, and Religion (PASCHR) at the Holy Angel University in Angeles, Pampanga. He has written independent and commissioned research both in religion, risk reduction, environment, sociology, and culture in phenomenology, action, and academic research for various purposes and initiatives.