The Foundation has for its Board of Advisers, former Prime Minister Cesar E.A. Virata and former Socio-Economic Planning Secretary Dr. Gerardo Sicat. 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. Business columnist Mr. Calixto Chikiamco acts as President together with former Finance Secretary Ernest Leung as Treasurer and Atty. Ricardo Balatbat as Executive Director and Corporate Secretary. Other Trustees include Monetary Board member Dr. Felipe Medalla, former Presidential Adviser for Strategic Projects Gloria Tan-Climaco, corporate lawyer Perry Pe, investment bankers Simon Paterno, Eddie Gana, and Vaughn Montes, international trade law adviser Anthony Abad, and urban land planning expert Dr. Art Corpuz.
UNITED States Ambassador to Manila Sung Kim highlighted the importance of land tenure security and promised to continuously support the Philippines in unlocking the potential of land to stimulate investment. LAND GOVERNANCE US Ambassador Sung Kim (center) talks to Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez 3rd (left) and Susan Brems of the US Agency for International […]READ MORE
February 10, 2017 Sen. Bam Aquino, proponent of the higher education bill that seeks to mandate tuition-free college education in state universities and colleges (SUCs), said majority of Filipino students who were not necessarily from the “poorest of the poor” still faced financial difficulties in paying for a higher education. Issuing a point-by-point rebuttal to […]READ MORE
February 9, 2017 The different industry or business associations, whether foreign or local, recently urged Malacañang to prioritize particular legislative measures, especially the lifting of the constitutional restrictions on foreign ownership and amendments to the bank-secrecy law. The petition is sought for inclusion as priority item for discussion at the next meeting of the Legislative-Executive […]READ MORE