Board of Trustees

Organized and headed by Fidel V. Ramos, President of the Republic of the Philippines from 1992 to 1998, RPDEV consists of a network of individuals and institutions within and outside the Philippines whose nucleus is the group of competent and committed professionals who jointly worked on the internationally acknowledged turnaround of the Philippine economy during the Ramos administration.

 

FIDEL V. RAMOS, Chairman
President, Republic of the Philippines 1992 - 1998
Chairman, Ramos Peace and Development Foundation
Chairman, Boao Forum for Asia;
Trustee, International Crisis Group (ICG)
Member, Advisory Group, UN University for Peace
Honorary Director, General Douglas MacArthur Foundation
Founding Member, Policy Advisory Commission, World Intellectual Property Organization (PAC-WIPO)
Honorary Member, World Commission on Water for the 21st Century
Member, International Advisory Board, Asia House
Member, Global Leadership Forum
Patron, Opportunity International (Philippines)
Global Advisor, University of Winnipeg
Honorary Chairman, Yuchengco Center for East Asia, De La Salle University
Member, Advisory Board, Metro Bank
Honorary President, Human Development Network (HDN) Philippines
Lifetime Honorary President, Christian Democrats International (CDI)
Chairman Emeritus, Lakas-NUCD-UMDP-Kampi Political Party

 

ALFONSO T. YUCHENGCO, Member
Ambassador Extraordinary & Plenipotentiary of the Republic of the Philippines to Japan (1995 - 1998) and to the People's Republic of China (1986 - 1988)
Chairman of the Board, Yuchengco Group of Companies (composed of the Rizal Commercial Banking Corp., Great Pacific Life Assurance Corp., House of Investment Inc., and Malayan Group of Companies)
Chairman of the Board, Alfonso Yuchengco (AY) Foundation
Chairman of the Board, Yuchengco Center for East Asia

 

LETICIA RAMOS SHAHANI, Member
Former Senator, Republic of the Philippines
Former Undersecretary, Dept. of Foreign Affairs
Former Ambassador to the Commonwealth of Australia, Socialist Republic of Romania, Republic of Hungary and German Democratic Republic

 

RIZALINO S. NAVARRO, Member*
Secretary of Trade and Industry, Republic of the Philippines 1992 - 1996
Chairman & CEO, House of Investments, Inc.
Chairman & CEO, EEI Corporation
Chairman, Bankard Inc.

 

ROBERTO R. ROMULO, Member*
Senior Presidential Adviser On International Competitiveness, Present
Secretary of Foreign Affairs, Republic of the Philippines 1992 - 1995
Ambassador Extraordinary & Plenipotentiary of the Republic of the Philippines to Belgium, Luxembourg and the European Communities 1989 - 1992
Founding Chairman, APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC) 1996
Chairman, ASEAN Task Force
Chairman, Equitable Card network, Inc.
Chairman, Interpharma Investments, Ltd.
Chairman, Carlos P. Romulo Foundation for Peace and Development
Chairman, Foundation for IT Education and Development (FIT-ED)

 

ROBERTO F. DE OCAMPO, Member
Secretary of Finance, Republic of the Philippines 1994 - 1998
Chairman & CEO, Development Bank of the Philippines 1988 - 1994
President, Asian Institute of Management
Chairman, Thompson Rating Philippines
Senior Advisor, Sycip, Gorres, Velayo & Co. (SGV)
Chairman, Board of Directors, First Philippine Fund, Inc. (New York)
Member, Board of Directors, Centennial Group Policy & Strategic Advisors (Washington, D.C.)
President, Asian Institute of Management, present

 

FRANCISCO L. VIRAY, Member
Secretary of Energy, Republic of the Philippines 1992 - 1998
President, National Power Corporation
Dean, College of Engineering, University of the Philippines
President, Union Cement

 

CIELITO F. HABITO, Member
Director General, National Economic Development Authority
Professional Lecturer, College of Economics, University of the Philippines in Los Banos
Visiting Professor, Asian Institute of Management
Special Adviser, The Earth Council, Costa Rica

 

VICTOR O. RAMOS, Member
Secretary for Environment and Natural Resources, Republic of the Philippines
Gentleman - Farmer

 

RENATO V. DIAZ, Member*
Congressman, 1st District of Nueva Ecija 1992 - 1998
Presidential Adviser for Northern Luzon

 

LUIS J. MORALES, Member
Commissioner and Executive Director, National Centennial Commission
Chairman & President, Image Dimensions Advertising, Inc.

 

MARIETTA PRIMICIAS GOCO, Member
Former Chairperson, Presidential Commission to Fight Poverty
Former Co-convenor, Social Reform Council
Chairperson, Sambayanihan Foundation
Trustee, Punla Sa Tao Foundation

 

LUIS F. SISON, Member
Presidential Assistant for Legal and Judicial Affairs 1992 - 1998
Chairman, Philippine Retirement Authority 1992 - 1998
Chairman, Philippine National Construction Company

 

ANGELITA M. RAMOS, Member
Director, Worldsec International Securities, Worldsec Corporate Finance Ltd.
Associate Director, James Capel
Member, Pacific Basin Economic Council

 

GABRIEL C. SINGSON, Member
Governor, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas 1993-1999
Chairman & President, JG Summit Capital Markets Corp.
Chairman, Great Pacific Life Assurance Corp.
Chairman Emeritus, Philippine Airlines
Senior Adviser and Director, JG Summit Holdings, Inc.

 

PETER B. FAVILA, Member*
Secretary of Trade and Industry, Republic of the Philippines, present
President & CEO, Philippine National Bank, 1995 - 1998
President / Director, Security Bank 1990 - 1995
President, Allied Banking Corp.
Director, Philippine Clearing House Corp.
Director, Bankers Association of the Philippines
Director, Banknet, Inc.

 

JOSE P. MAGNO JR., Member
Major General (ret), Armed Forces of the Philippines
Military Advisor to President Corazon C. Aquino 1986 - 1991
Member, Cabinet Crisis Committee,br> Chairman, Government Service Insurance System (GSIS)
Chairman, The Manila Hotel
Chairman, Pangasinan Economic Development Foundation Inc.
Vice Chairman, CITRA Metro Manila Tollways Corp.

 

TOMAS I. ALCANTARA, Member*
Chief of Staff, Office of the President, Republic of the Philippines
Undersecretary, Industry and Investments Group, Department of Trade & Industry, Republic of the Philippines
Vice Chairman & Managing Head, Board of Investments
President, Alsons APTi Informations Systems, Inc.
President, Alsons Land Corp.
President, Lima Land, Inc.
President, Lima Utilities Corp.

 

DATU IBRAHIM P. PAGLAS III, Member
Mayor, Municipality of Datu Paglas, Province of Maguindanao, Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) 1986 - 1998
Vice Chairman, Liguasan Marsh Development Authority 1988 - present
Vice Chairman, Private Sector, Mindanao Coordinating Council 2000 - 2001
Board Member, Public Estates Authority & PEAC Tollways Corporation
Consultant to the Presidential Assistant, GRP-MILF Peace Process
Chairman, Advisory Committee, Business and Peace Program, Philippine Business for Social Progress (PBSP)
President & CEO, Paglas Group of Corporations

 

FRUMENCIO A. LAGUSTAN, Member
Assistant Executive Secretary, Head-Legislative Office, Office of the President, Philippines 1993 - 1998
Executive Director, Ramos Peace and Development Foundation

(*) - On Leave