Board of Directors

GREGORIO D. GARCIA III

Chairperson – Bases Conversion and Development Authority

Age: 75, Filipino

Date of Appointment: 09 August 2016

Number of board meetings attended: 24/24 as of December 2018

Mr. Greg Garcia is a marketing and communications professional with a strong exposure in banking and real estate development.

Today, he is a leading marketing and political consultant.

Mr. Garcia has a well-earned marketing and branding reputation and was chairman and chief creative officer of Leo Burnett Advertising, a key position he held for 20 years. Leo Burnett Philippines is one of the biggest advertising agencies in the country. It has handled Procter and Gamble, McDonald’s, Phillip Morris, Kimberly Clark, Unilab, among others.

Earlier in his career he worked for Ace Compton as Creative Head and moved on to work for Mr. Tomas Aguirre, founder of Banco Filipino where he held the position of Vice President.

He was founding director of the Advertising Board of the Philippines, founding chairman of the Creative Guild of the Philippines, founding director of the Bank Marketing Association of the Philippines.

He is a recipient of th Lifetime Achievement Award of the Creative Guild and the Maverick Award of the Association of Philippine Advertising Agencies.

Greg finished all his schooling in Colegio de San Juan de Letran.

He is married to Myrna Nuyda of Camalig, Albay and has three daughters who are all in the fields of arts and culture.


VIVENCIO B. DIZON

President and CEO, Bases Conversion and Development Authority

Chairman, Subic-Clark Alliance for Development

Vice Chairman, Clark International Airport Corporation

BCDA Representative, Clark Development Corporation (CDC Board)

Member, Board of Directors, Fort Bonifacio Development Corp.

Member, Board of Directors, Bonifacio Estate Services Corp.

Member, Board of Directors, Bonifacio Global Estates Assn.

 

Age: 44, Filipino

Date of Appointment: 09 August 2016

Number of board meetings attended: 24/24 as of December 2018

Vivencio Dizon is the current President and Chief Executive Officer of the Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA). Prior to holding the executive positions in BCDA, he was a Consultant of then Senate Majority Leader Alan Peter Cayetano; Undersecretary for Political Affairs of the Office of the President; and Chief of Staff of the Office of Senator Edgardo Angara.

He was also an assistant professor of Economics at De La Salle University. He obtained his degrees in Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Bachelor of Science in Commerce major in Management of Financial Institutions from De La Salle University. He was also a Chevening Scholarship awardee in 1998 and obtained his Master of Science in Applied Development Studies from the University of Reading in the United Kingdom.


ATTY. ARISTOTLE BANZON BATUHAN

Director – Bases Conversion and Development Authority

Age: 51, Filipino

Date of Appointment: 14 October 2016

Number of board meetings attended: 24/24 as of December 2018

Born September 7, 1966, in Cebu City, Philippines, Aristotle B. Batuhan obtained his Bachelor of Laws from the University of Philippines in 1992, and his Master of Laws from Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.A, in 1995. At Harvard, his areas of concentration included constitutional law and public international law. Upon graduation from Harvard, he worked briefly as a visiting foreign attorney at the prestigious law offices of Hale & Dorr in Boston.

From 1996 to early 1999, Mr. Batuhan worked as a senior associate at SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan, the largest law firm in the Philippines. His practice areas included corporations, foreign investments, project finance, public utilities [telecoms and water], banking, securities and privatization. He also has experience in corporate, civil and criminal litigation, and has argued cases before labor and other administrative tribunals.

Mr. Batuhan was tapped to join the Presidential Management Staff, Office of the President in April 1999, with the rank of presidential assistant. He was tasked to review foreign-funded projects and government infrastructure contracts. He resigned his post in October 2000. Mr. Batuhan also served as Senior Legal Consultant at the Office of the Presidential Chief of Staff in January 2006 to early 2007.

Mr. Batuhan co-founded Batuhan Blando Concepcion Law Offices in October 2001 and was its Managing Partner until July 20, 2010, when he was appointed as Undersecretary of the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC).

He resigned from DOTC on October 15, 2011 and resumed his private practice as Special Counsel at Batuhan Blando Concepcion & Trillana Law Offices.

Mr. Batuhan serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Motoring Ventures Phils., Inc.


VICE ADMIRAL FERDINAND S. GOLEZ (RET)

Director – Bases Conversion and Development Authority since April 2011

Director – Fort Bonifacio Development Corporation

Director – Bonifacio Communications Corporation

Director – Bonifacio Waters Corporation

Age: 64, Filipino

Date of Appointment: 16 June 2017

Number of board meetings attended: 24/24 as of 2018

Director Golez has a highly accomplished and well-decorated career in the naval profession. He has profound experience in the leadership and management of major commands of the Navy— the most recent of which was his almost two-year tour of duty at the helm of the Philippine Navy as its Flag Officer In Command—the highest and most coveted position in the Navy.

He rose to the top command as manager and leader of a 23,000-strong soldier and marine force. His expertise spans naval and maritime operations, intelligence and strategic planning, national security administration, resource allocation, and organizational development. Among his major achievements are his establishment and institution of the Philippine Navy Board of Advisers (a multi-governance sector coalition composed of experts and leaders in various sectors of society), and the conduct of Maritime Security Forums from 2008-2010 in different Naval Forces around the archipelago.

After his naval career, he joined the Energy Development Corporation as Senior Manager for its Security Department since August 2010.


LT GEN GLORIOSO V MIRANDA (RET)

Director – Bases Conversion and Development Authority

Age: 57, Filipino

Date of Appointment: 09 January 2018

Number of board meetings attended: 23/23 as of December 2018

Director Miranda is a distinguished military officer who has an expertise in combat, personnel management, operational research, strategic planning, national security administration, and strategic management.

 

He served as the Commanding General of the Philippine Army from December 9, 2016 to October 5, 2017 wherein he organized combat operations, prepared national defense plans and trained army reserve units.

 

Prior to this, he also served as Acting Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines from April 22, 2016 to June 30, 2016, and Vice Chief of Staff of AFP from March 8, 2016 to December 9, 2016.

 

As one of the country’s valiant soldiers, he was formerly Commander of the Northern Luzon Command in Tarlac City; served as Commander of the 7th Infantry Division in Nueva Ecija; Commander of the 1002nd Infantry Brigade in Saranggani Province; was Commander of Anti-terrorim Joint Task Force GENSAN in GeneraL Santos City; Battalion Commander of the 25th Infantry Battalion in Maguindanao; and was the Task Force Commander of the 602nd Infantry Brigade also in Maguindanao.

 

He obtained his military education in 1983 from the Philippine Military Academy. He earned two master’s degree in National Security Administration and in Business Administration, from the National Defense College of the Philippines and Isabela Colleges, respectively.

 


MR. DAVID L. DIWA

Director – Bases Conversion and Development Authority

Age: 69, Filipino

Date of Appointment: 07 February 2018

Number of board meetings attended: 21/22 as of December 2018

Much of Mr. David Diwa’s work has been devoted to advocating labor rights and trade union, a passion he inherited from his father who worked in a fishing village in Catbalogan, Samar.

In 2010, he was appointed as a labor representative for the National Tripartite Industrial Peace Council under the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE)-Bureau of Labor Relations. During this time, Mr. Diwa helped improve in the formulation of labor and employment policies as part of the said advisory council. He also served as a commissioner for the National Wages and Productivity Commission, also an attached agency of DOLE.    

In 1992, Mr. Diwa was elected general secretary of the Causcus of Independent Unions in the Public Sector, the largest federation of government employees' unions at that time. 

He worked as a consultant for the Philippine Postal Corporation and various non-government organizations (NGOs) which led him to be involved in other specializations such as social welfare, trade and investment policy, energy, environment and consumer protection.  His training at the Center for Research and Communication (now the Uniersity of Asia and the Pacific), proved helpful to be engaged in policy research and advocacy.  In 2005, he was elected Vice Chairman of Lakas Manggagawa labor Center, a moderate group.

He participated in national and international conferences on labor and trade relations such as the 8th ASEAN Regional Tripartite Social Dialogue Conference held in Manila; Regional Conference on Economic Integration & International Trade in Bangkok, Thailand, a leadership program in Nanyang Politechnique University in Singapore; International Labour Organization (ILO) Regional Seminar on Wage Policy in Bali, Indonesia; and the 7th World Assembly, World Movements on Democracy in Lima, Peru. He also participated in study tours in Norway, Sweden, Germany, and in Geneva, all discussing public sector unions.


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