Octavio Victor R. Espiritu
Mr. Espiritu has been an Independent Director of ICTSI* since April 2002 and has served as the Chairman of the Audit Committee; a member of the Nomination Committee since February 2011; and the Chairman of the Risk Management Committee since April 2015. He is also the Chairman of GANESP Ventures, Inc. and a Director of Bank of the Philippine Islands*, Philippine Dealing System Holdings Corp. and Subsidiaries, and Phil Stratbase Consultancy Inc.
Mr. Espiritu was a three-term former President of the Bankers Association of the Philippines; a former President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Far East Bank and Trust Company; and the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Ateneo de Manila University for 14 years. He received his primary, secondary, and college education from the Ateneo de Manila University, where he obtained his AB Economics degree in 1963. In 1966, he received his Master’s Degree in Economics from Georgetown University in Washington DC, USA.
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