The Foundation has for its Board of Advisers, former Prime Minister Cesar E.A. Virata, former Socio-Economic Planning Secretary Dr. Gerardo Sicat, National Scientist Dr. Raul Fabella, and former World Bank resident representative Thomas Allen.
The Foundation is led by its Board of Trustees composed of former Finance Secretary Roberto de Ocampo, OBE as Chairman, and former Finance Undersecretary Romeo Bernardo as Vice-Chairman. Political Economist Calixto Chikiamco acts as President together with investment banker Eduardo Gana as Treasurer and Atty. Ricardo Balatbat as Corporate Secretary. Other Trustees include Monetary Board Member Dr. Felipe Medalla, former Finance Undersecretary Ma. Cecilia Soriano, corporate lawyer Perry Pe, investment bankers Simon Paterno, and Vaughn Montes, international trade law adviser Anthony Abad, urban land planning expert Dr. Art Corpuz, and U.P. Law Professor Joseph Angeles.
October 26, 2018 Economists and policy experts yesterday urged the government to form stronger partnerships with conglomerates as the weakness in public institutions puts the private sector in the best position to help the government spur inclusive growth in the country. In a lecture titled Capitalism and Inclusion Under Weak Institutions delivered during a […]READ MORE
October 25, 2018 CONGLOMERATES have the resources to play a bigger role in helping achieve the goal of inclusiveness amid the weakness of national institutions, National Scientist and economist Raul V. Fabella said. Mr. Fabella delivered his assessment during the third Paderanga-Varela Memorial Lecture of the Foundation for Economic Freedom (FEF) at the Dusit […]READ MORE
October 24, 2018 Yesterday, a lecture on “Capitalism and inclusion under weak institutions” was delivered by national scientist Dr. Raul Fabella, my former professor at UP School of Economics and fellow columnist here in BusinessWorld. Another columnist Romy Bernardo mentioned the lecture in his column here last Monday. Dr. Fabella talked about the primacy […]READ MORE