Arvin is a law and governance professional, presently working as Policy Consultant for the Philippine Center for Environmental Protection and Sustainable Development, and as an Assistant Professor at De La Salle University in Manila. His areas of expertise are multi-expert project management, anti-corruption technical assistance, taxation law practice, environmental litigation and public policy analysis. He previously served as a Senior Legal and Policy Specialist at a leading public policy think tank, wherein one his functions was acting as focal person for the Southeast Asia network of Civil Society Organizations advocating environmental democracy.