Philippines Investment Forum 2015

Keynote

Hon Amando Tetangco Jr

Governor

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas


Mr Amando M Tetangco Jr is the governor of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), a position he has held since July 2005. As BSP governor, he serves as chairman of the monetary board, the BSP’s principal

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JV Emmanuel De Dios

Chief Executive Officer

General Electric Philippines


As chief executive officer of GE Philippines, Jocot is responsible for driving the company forward, accelerating growth and expanding GE’s footprint in the country. With his leadership style and global business perspective, he is tasked to implement the ‘One GE’ approach that leverages the company’s broad capabilities and extensive industrial

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Ramoncito Fernandez

President and Chief Executive Officer

Metro Pacific Tollways Corporation


Ramoncito S Fernandez is the president and chief executive officer of Metro Pacific Tollways Corp (MPTC) and Tollways Management Corporation (TMC) under Metro Pacific Investments Corporation (MPIC). He holds directorships in Metro Pacific Investments Corporation (MPIC), Metro Pacific Tollways Corporation (MPTC), Manila North Tollways Corporation (MNTC), Tollways Management Corporation (TMC),

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Eduardo Francisco

President

BDO Capital & Investment Corporation


Mr Francisco is president of BDO Capital & Investment Corporation, the investment banking arm of BDO Unibank, Inc. He is also the co-chairman of the Capital Market Development Council (CMDC) of the Philippines, treasurer/trading mominee of BDO Securities Corp, and chairman of Averon Holdings Corp. He also sits on the

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Frederick Go

President

Robinsons Land Corporation


Frederick D Go is the president of Robinsons Land Corporation. He has been a director of the company since 6 May, 1999 and has been president since 2006. He is also the president of Robinsons Recreation Corporation, Shanghai Ding Feng Real Estate Development Company, Xiamen Pacific Estate Investment Company, Chengdu

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Donna Gonzales

Senior Investment Officer

International Finance Corporation (IFC)


Donna is a senior investment officer for the infrastructure, manufacturing, agribusiness and services sectors at IFC’s Manila office. Before joining IFC in mid-2014, Donna was with Citibank, NA, since 1994 in various locations including Manila, London, and Hong Kong, where she was last based. Her extensive experience in Citibank included

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Marianne Hontiveros

Chief Executive Officer

AirAsia Philippines


Maan Hontiveros has been a student and youth travel pioneer, a television producer and host, journalist, publishing executive, multi-media production leader, staunch advocate for the conservation and protection of the environment, music industry managing director, and a passionate promoter and supporter of Filipino arts, film, dance, music and culture before

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Ian Huen

Chief Investment Officer

Guardian Capital Management Ltd


Mr Huen is the founder and chief investment officer of Guardian Capital Management based in Hong Kong with $120mn of assets under management. The firm invests primarily in Asian fixed income securities and private transactions. Upon graduating from Princeton University with a degree in economics, Mr. Huen joined Janus Capital

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Jason Humphreys

Partner, Banking and Projects

Allen & Overy


Jason heads Allen & Overy’s Singapore energy, infrastructure and projects team. Jason has been based in Asia since 2000, and is consistently recognised as a leading lawyer. He advises financial institutions (including ECAs, MLAs and DFIs), sponsors, project companies and procurers on a wide variety of project financing matters in

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Suraj Moraje

Managing Partner, Philippines

McKinsey & Company


Suraj Moraje is a senior partner at McKinsey & Company and the managing partner in the Philippines office. He has deep expertise in both mobile and integrated telecom across geographies, with topics ranging from strategy

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Megumi Muto

Deputy Director General (Philippines and the Pacific), Southeast Asia and Pacific Department

Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)


As deputy director general of the Southeast Asia and Pacific Department of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Dr Muto develops and manages the portfolio of JICA covering the Philippines and the Pacific Islands. She has led many innovative projects and programmes in the area of development finance through her

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Kiyoshi Nishimura

Chief Executive Officer

Credit Guarantee and Investment Facility (CGIF)


Kiyoshi Nishimura is CEO of the Credit Guarantee and Investment Facility (CGIF)

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Nix Nolledo

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Xurpas


Nix is a technology entrepreneur who has businesses in the mobile, e-commerce, and digital media spaces. He is more prominently known as the chairman and chief executive officer of the largest (by market capital) listed consumer technology company in Southeast Asia, Xurpas inc. He has ownership and sits on the

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Paul Rivera

Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Kalibrr


Paul Rivera is a Filipino American who has come back to the Philippines to found Kalibrr, a technology startup transforming how people connect to job opportunities. Kalibrr is the first Philippine startup to be accepted into Y Combinator and has venture capital firms Omidyar Network, Wavemaker DFJ, Kickstart Ventures and

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Constantin Robertz

Managing Director

Zalora Philippines


Constantin is managing director for Zalora in the Philippines. He has lived in the Philippines since 2013 and previously worked with Rocket Internet in Global Venture Development, building its e-commerce ventures around the world in different functions, working with Zalando (Europe's #1 e-commerce company), Lamoda (Russia's leader in fashion e-commerce),

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Gwen Robinson

Asia Editor and Senior Fellow

Nikkei Asian Review and Institute for Security and International Studies, Chulalongkorn University


Gwen Robinson is Asia editor at Nikkei Asian Review, the English-language journal and website of Japanese media group Nikkei Inc. She has had an extensive journalistic career spanning Asia, the US and Europe, and was previously with the Financial Times as a senior editor and foreign correspondent from 1995 to

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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.

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Alexander Stathopoulos

Partner, Co-Head of Philippines Group

Allen & Overy


Alexander is a New York qualified partner in Allen & Overy’s U.S. Law Group in Hong Kong. He regularly advises issuers and underwriters on a broad range of debt and equity capital markets transactions throughout the Asia Pacific region. His practice covers Rule 144A, Regulation S and SEC-registered stand-alone offerings,

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Nestor Tan

President and Chief Executive Officer

BDO Unibank


Nestor V Tan is the director and president of BDO Unibank, Inc., who joined BDO as executive vice president in June 1997 and became president of the bank in July 1998. He holds a bachelor of science degree in commerce cum laude from De La Salle University and an MBA

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Frank Thiel

Managing Director

Quezon Power (Philippines) Limited Company


Mr Frank Thiel is currently the managing director of Quezon Power (Philippines), Limited Co., a power generating company with a 460 MW coal-fired power plant in Mauban, Quezon. Quezon Power is composed of a partnership of Electricity Generating Public Company Limited (EGCO), Thailand based company, and a local Filipino partner

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Marites Danguilan Vitug

Editor At Large

www.rappler.com


Marites Danguilan Vitug is one of the Philippines’ most accomplished and respected journalists, winning awards and public recognition for her books and reportage on Philippine justice, security and political affairs. Her latest book is ‘Endless Journey,’ a memoir, which she co-authored with Gen, Jose Almonte, former national security adviser of

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Tue 24 Mar 2015

The Peninsula, Manila