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Institute of Corporate Directors

Education & Training

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA), University of the Philippines, 1972

  • BS Chemistry (cum laude), University of the Philippines, 1969

  • EC-ASEAN Program: The Management of Strategic and Organizational Change, Euro-Asia Centre, INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France, 1988

  • International Finance Training, Nomura Securities, Tokyo, Japan, 1975


Past Experiences

  • University of the Philippines (UP) System, 2011-2017:

  • President & CEO

  • Co-Chair, UP Board of Regents

  • Chair, UP Provident Fund, Inc.

  • Chair, UP Foundation, Inc.

  • UP Alumni Association, Inc. (UPAA), 2009-2010:

  • President & Chair of the Board of Directors

  • Alumni Regent on the UP Board of Regents

  • Asian Development Bank (ADB), 1989-2008:

  • Director, Private Sector Operations (financial institutions & investment funds)

  • Director, Infrastructure Finance

  • Advisor for Public-Private Partnership

  • Senior Investment Officer

  • Posted in ADB Headquarters in Manila, Indonesia Resident Mission, and India Resident Mission

  • Asian Institute of Management (AIM), 1980-1989:

  • Professor of Financial Management 

  • Director, AIM Advanced Bank Management Program

  • Chair, MBM I Program

  • Investment Banking in the Philippines, 1972-1979:

  • State Investment House, Inc., Vice President

  • First Metro Investment Corporation (FMIC), Vice President

  • Philippine Pacific Capital Corporation (now RCBC Capital), Asst. Vice President

  • Bancom Development Corporation, Project Manager

  • Institutional Boards, 2011-2017:

  • International Rice Research Institute (IRRI)

  • Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS)

  • Foreign Service Institute Board of the Philippines

  • Philippine Center for Economic Development (PCED)

  • Philippine Science High School (PSHS) System

  • Small Enterprises Research & Development Foundation (SERDEF)

  • Scientific Career Council, Philippines

  • Corporate Boards (as nominee of the Asian Development Bank)

  • Everbright Bank of China, China

  • ShoreCap International Ltd., Netherlands

  • Infrastructure Development Finance Company Ltd. (IDFC), India

  • AIG India Sectoral Fund, India

  • Andhra Petrochemicals Ltd., India

  • Creditcapital Venture Fund Ltd., India

  • DCL Polyesters Ltd., India

  • Indian Acrylics Ltd., India

  • SARA Fund Trustee Company Ltd., India

  • Twentieth Century Finance Corporation, India

  • Mutual Fund Company of the Philippines, Philippines


Current Affiliations

  • President & Fellow, Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD)

  • Independent Director, SM Investments Corporation (SMIC)

  • Special Adviser, University of the Philippines (UP)

  • Trustee, University of the Philippines Foundation, Inc. (UPFI)

  • Trustee, Institute for Solidarity in Asia

  • Trustee, Center for Excellence in Governance

  • Member, ASEAN Corporate Governance Expert Group

  • Member, Armed Forces of the Philippines Multi-Sector Governance Council (AFP-MSGC)

  • Professorial Lecturer, UP College of Economics and Management

  • Governor, Management Association of the Philippines (MAP)

  • Life Member, Financial Executives Institute of the Philippines (FINEX)

  • 2018-2019 President, Rotary Club of Makati

  • Member of SharePHIL

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