Mia Gentugaya is of counsel in SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan and was the head of its Banking, Finance & Securities Group. She is a member of the faculty of the Lyceum of the Philippines University – College of Law and Enderun Colleges. She is also a Bangko Sentral-accredited lecturer on corporate governance for banks/quasi banks. She has been a Director of the Company since August 1992 and has served as independent director since 2005. She was admitted to the Philippine Bar in 1978 after completing her legal education at the University of the Philippines (LL.B.). Atty. Gentugaya practices corporate and commercial law and has been named by Chambers & Partners, International Financial Law Review 1000, and The Legal 500 as one of the world’s leading lawyers in banking and finance, and commercial law. She is a member of the Philippine Bar Association, and a charter member of the Maritime Law Association of the Philippines (Trustee, 1988 – 1989). She also serves in the Board of Directors of various companies.