Philippines Investment Forum 2015

Hans Sicat

President and Chief Executive Officer

Philippine Stock Exchange


Mr Hans B Sicat was named president and chief executive officer of the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) in January 2011. He also served as chairman and independent director of the PSE from May 2009 to January 2011. He is concurrent president and chief executive officer of the Securities Clearing Corporation of the Philippines (SCCP). Currently, he is acting chairman and director of LegisPro Corporation (a knowledge process outsourcing firm). Mr Sicat also holds positions in various business entities such as independent director of Serica Balanced Fund and Master Fund (a hedge fund), member of Euromoney Institutional Investor Asia advisory board; independent director of the Philippine Dealing System Holdings Corporation; and board of trustee of Securities Investors Protection Fund; director of Sky Cable Corporation; chairman of the emerging market working group of the World Federation of Exchanges; and executive-in residence of the Asian Institute of Management. Mr Sicat has more than two decades of experience as an investment banker. During this period, he worked for Citigroup and its predecessor firms Citicorp and Salomon Brothers in the Philippines, Hong Kong and New York City. [He was chief representative of Citigroup Global Markets Asia Pacific Limited in the Philippines from July 2000 to September 2008; director and head for Philippine investment banking at Salomon Smith Barney Asia Pacific Limited from April 1996 to June 2000; and managing director for Asian fixed income (emerging markets) at Citicorp International from December 1993 to March 1996. He was also vice president and capital markets Asia head of Citicorp Securities in New York City. Mr Sicat is the recipient of the first Stock Exchange Innovation Award by the International Stock Exchange Executives Emeriti (ISEEE) Lennar International Award given in March 2015 ; an awardee of the 2014 CEO Excel Award by the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) Philippines and Asia’s Best CEO (Investor Relations) at the 4th Asian Excellence Recognition Awards 2014, given by Corporate Governance Asia; Finalist of Asia CEO Awards Philippines by PLDT ALPHA Enterprise Global Filipino Executive of the Year in 2011; 2012 and 2013 and recipient of Asian Corporate Director of the Year Award, at the 10th Corporate Governance Asia Recognition Awards. Mr Sicat finished his coursework for PhD economics programme at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA and earned his master of arts in economics and bachelor of science in mathematics at the University of the Philippines. Mr Sicat was conferred an honorary doctorate degree in business administration by the Western University.


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Tue 24 Mar 2015

The Peninsula, Manila