The Foundation for Economic Freedom is a public advocacy organization dedicated to advancing the cause of economic and political liberty, good governance, secure and well-defined property rights, market oriented reforms and consumer protection. It counts among its members former and present Cabinet secretaries and undersecretaries, leading figures in the academe, respected media personalities and opinion makers, and prominent members in the business and finance community.
Trustees, Officers and Fellows
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 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.