Chairman and Director

Roberto De Ocampo is a Cum Laude graduate with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the Ateneo de Manila University. He has a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Michigan and a post-graduate diploma from the London School of Economics. He has also been conferred three Doctorates (Honoris Causas). Dr. de Ocampo was previously the President of the Asian Institute of Management. From 1992 to 1998, he served as the Secretary of Finance under the Ramos administration and was widely recognized as the principal architect of the resurgence of the Philippine economy.


President and Director

Reynaldo Geronimo is a cum laude graduate of Bachelor of Arts (A.B.) at the Ateneo de Manila University. He graduated Second Honors from Ateneo Law School in 1968. He also has a Master of Laws with specialization in Trusts and Estates from the University of Pennsylvania. He is currently a partner in the Romulo Mabanta Buenaventura Sayoc & de los Angeles Law Firm and a co-Chairman of the Banking Group. Atty. Geronimo is known as the Trust Guru, with a regular column in the Manila Standard Today. He is also a bar reviewer in Taxation at the UP Law Center, the UP College of Law, the Law School of UST’s Civil Law Faculty, the College of Law of Liceo de Cagayan, and the Ateneo Law School.



Angel Marie “Angie” Pacis is the Chief Executive Officer of Philam Asset Management, Inc. (PAMI). Prior to joining PAMI, Angie was the SVP – Senior Special Projects Officer of EastWest Bank. She has more than 20 years’ experience in the banking and financial services industry, including BPI, RCBC and China Bank. She has a strong background in investments, portfolio management, relationship management, product development, and systems and operations. She has participated in crafting regulations on trust, securities, and collective investment schemes as industry representative for various Technical Working Group (TWG) committees constituted by the BSP, SEC, and the Insurance Commission. She is a lecturer and trainer in the areas of trust, investments, marketing, and regulatory topics, and a past President of the Trust Officers Association of the Philippines.



Arleen May Guevara is the Chief Investment Officer of Philam Life. She is also a director at the following companies- Science Park of the Phils., Inc., Manila Exposition Complex, Inc., Beacon Property Ventures, Inc., Regatta Properties, Inc., and Cebu Light Industrial Park, Inc. Prior to joining Philam Life, she was Deputy Director of the Treasury Department of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas. Ms. Guevara is a magna cum laude graduate of Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics from the University of the Philippines.


Independent Director

Meliton Salazar has a Ph.D. in International Relations, Major in International Development and Development Management from the School of International Service, The American University, Washington, D.C.; an M.A. in International Political Economy and Development from Fordham University, New York and a B.S. Management Engineering degree from the Ateneo de Manila University. Dr. Salazar is an established figure in the academe being currently the president of the following: University of Iloilo, Iloilo City (since 2009), University of Pangasinan (since 2009 to present), Cagayan de Oro College (since 2005), and Araullo University (since 2004). Dr. Salazar is also Senior Vice President of PHINMA Education Network (since 2003). Among Dr. Salazar’s previous positions were President & CEO, STI International (2002 to 2003), President & CEO, iAcademy (2002 to 2003), President & CEO, Systems Technology Institute, Inc. (2001 to 2002) and COO of Systems Technology Institute, Inc. (2000 to 2001).


Independent Director

Mr. Fernando J. Sison III is the Treasurer of ALFM Money Market Fund, Inc., ALFM Peso Bond Fund, Inc., ALFM Dollar Bond Fund, Inc., ALFM Euro Bond Fund, Inc., ALFM Growth Fund, Inc., and Philippine Stock Index Fund, Corp. He is also a Director and the Treasurer of ALFM Global Multi-Asset Income Fund, Inc. and an Independent Director of ALFM Retail Corporate Fixed Income Fund, Inc. and ALFM Principal Preservation Fund, Inc. He used to be the President of BPI Investment Management, Inc. from May 2004 up to June 2012. He previously served as Vice President and head of many of BPI's divisions, including AMTG Retail Trust Division, AMTG Portfolio Management Division, SDG Retail Funds Distribution, and Private Banking Unit. He was assigned to BPI International Finance Ltd. (HK) as Head of Investment Management Division and to BPI Capital Corporation – Corporate Finance Group as Vice President and Head of Syndications and Underwriting. He completed the corporate finance module of JP Morgan in New York and underwent on-the-job training in corporate finance with JP Morgan in Hong Kong. He previously served as President of the Investment Company Association of the Philippines (ICAP) for 3 terms up to 2006 and as Chairman of the Board of the Philippine Investment Funds Association (PIFA), formerly ICAP, for 5 terms up to 2012-2013. He currently serves as a member of the Board of Senior Advisers of PIFA. He served as Industry Governor of the Market Governance Board of the Philippine Dealing and Exchange Corp. in 2008 and 2011 and as Alternate Governor for 5 terms. He is a SEC-licensed Certified Investment Solicitor from 2001 to 2012. He is currently the Investments Administrator and the Director, University Business Affairs Office, of the Ateneo de Manila University. He is a member of the Board of Trustees and Executive Committee, and the Chairman, Investment Committee of the CEAP Retirement Fund, Inc. Mr. Sison graduated from the Ateneo de Manila University in 1974 with the degree A.B. General Studies (Honorable Mention). He obtained his M.B.A. degree in 1976 from the University of the Philippines (Diliman).


Corporate Secretary

Ma. Adelina Gatdula has been a Partner in Picazo Buyco Tan Fider & Santos Law Office since July 1995. She joined the said law office in September 1989. Prior thereto, she worked as a Confidential Attorney of Justice Irene R. Cortes in the Supreme Court. Atty. Gatdula obtained her Bachelor of Laws from the University of the Philippines in 1987, and Bachelor of Arts in Economics (cum laude) also from the same university in November 1982. She represents private companies engaged in real estate development and services, outsource business processing, software development, finance, investment, insurance and insurance brokerage and consultancy, manufacturing and trading, and radio broadcasting, in a wide array of corporate and financial matters, and various condominium corporations and non-government religious and charitable organizations.