Jose Rene Gregory D. Almendras
Mr. Almendras also serves as Chairman of Light Rail Manila Holdings 6, Inc. and MCX Tollway, Inc. He is a Director and President of AC Infrastructure Holdings Corporation. He is a Director of Light Rail Manila Holdings, Inc., Light Rail Manila Holdings 2, Inc., Light Rail Manila Corporation, A2 Airport Partners, Inc., AC Energy, Inc. Manila Water Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd., Manila South East Asia Holdings Pte. Ltd., Manila Water South Asia Holdings Pte. Ltd., Manila Water Thailand Holdings Pte. Ltd., Kenh Dong Water Holdings Pte. Ltd., and Thu Duc Water Holdings Pte. Ltd. He is the Chairman of the Board of Manila Water Philippine Ventures, Inc., Boracay Island Water Company, Inc., Clark Water Corporation, Manila Water Total Solutions Corp., and is the Vice-Chairman of Laguna AAAWater Corporation. He is a Senior Managing Director of Ayala Corporation and also serves as Executive Vice-President of Asiacom Philippines, Inc.
He previously served as President of Manila Water Company, Inc. from 2009 to 2010. He was also a former officer of Ayala Land, Inc. He served as the Secretary of Foreign Affairs for the Republic of the Philippines from March to June 2016, as Cabinet Secretary under the Office of the President from November 2012 to March 2016, and Secretary of the Department of Energy from July 2010 to October 2012. He was Co-chair of the Long-Term Strategy for the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) held in Abu Dhabi in 2011, and a Member of the Executive Board of the International Energy Forum (IEF) in 2011.
Mr. Almendras received the ASEAN Individual Excellence in Energy Management in 2013 and was an Order
of Lakandula and Rank of Gold Cross Bayani awardee in 2016. Under his leadership, the Department of Energy ranked as one of the Top 10 Performers, in a survey among government agencies on government performance specifically in ensuring integrity in public service. In June 2013, he was given the rare privilege of addressing the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) at the Palais des Nations, Geneva and then again in December 2013 for the United Nations’ Special Meeting of the ECOSOC in New York.
During his term as the President and CEO of Manila Water from 2009 to 2010, the Company was awarded as one of the Best Managed Companies in Asia, the Best in Corporate Governance, one of the Greenest Companies in the Philippines and hailed as the world’s Most Efficient Water Company.
Cecilia T. Cruzabra
Ms. Cruzabra joined Manila Water Company on November 1, 2018. She provides operational and strategic support to the organization through her supervision of the Corporate Finance and Strategy Group. She is part of the Senior Leadership Team of Manila Water.
She is a member of the Board of Directors of Manila Water Philippine Ventures, Inc., Boracay Island Water Company, Inc., Clark Water Corporation, Laguna AAAWater Corporation, Manila Water Consortium, Inc., Manila Water Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd., Manila Water South Asia Holdings Pte. Ltd., Manila South East Asia Water Holdings Pte. Ltd., Manila Water Thailand Holdings Pte. Ltd., Manila Water Total Solutions Corp., Thu Duc Water Holdings Pte. Ltd., and Kenh Dong Water Holdings Pte. Ltd. She is also the Chief Finance Officer of Clark Water Corporation.
Ms. Cruzabra’s work experience spans 32 years. She started her career in 1986, teaching Economics at the Ateneo de Manila University and as a Research Analyst in Makati Business Club then as an Investment Analyst in Sun Hung Kai Securities, Philippines. In 1990, she started deepening her career in Finance when she moved to Metro Pacific Corporation (MPIC) as a Management Trainee in Finance. There she was given on-the-job training in Treasury, Capital Budgeting, Budget, Cost Accounting System. After two years with MPIC, Ms. Cruzabra took on bigger responsibility at Steniel Manufacturing Corporation where she held the position of Treasurer, Financial Planning and Investor Relations (IR) Head of the company and Head of Finance for Subsidiaries. For six years, she led the IR and Treasury functions of the company where she had very good exposure in treasury operations, fund raising, deals structuring, investor relations and strategy development.
From 1997 to 2006, Ms. Cruzabra moved to Globe Telecom, Inc. as Head of Treasury and Enterprise-Wide Risk Management. Ms. Cruzabra spearheaded fund-raising for expansion programs of the company and its subsidiaries. She also assisted the CFO in the review of the company’s capital structure and in equity issuance and exercise (PDRs, warrants, buy-backs, etc.). She also handled liability management and set-up of foreign exchange and interest rate risk management in the company, tax planning, compliance and advocacy.
From 2007 to 2013, Ms. Cruzabra taught Finance at the De La Salle Graduate School while concurrently holding directorship positions in Altimax Broadcasting Co., Inc. and Bethlehem Holdings, Inc. She also started teaching at the Asian Institute of Management as Adjunct Faculty, a role she holds up to present. Prior to re-joining Ayala Corporation in January 2014, Ms. Cruzabra was Head of Finance at ALC Explo and General Services, Inc. from 2012 to 2013.
Ms. Cruzabra re-joined Ayala Group as Treasurer of the Ayala Corporation, a role she handled with the same excellence up to 2018.
Ms. Cruzabra graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics (Honor Program) degree from the Ateneo de Manila University in 1986. She also completed her Master’s in Business Administration degree from the Asian Institute of Management (AIM) in 1990.
Virgilio C. Rivera, Jr.
Mr. Rivera has been with the Ayala Group for thirty (30) years and has held various appointments with Ayala Corporation. He holds the rank of a Managing Director seconded to Manila Water Company, Inc. as Chief Operating Officer for New Business Operations. In this role, he acquired extensive experience in Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) in the water industry and successfully managed price reviews during the past 20 years for Manila Water. He is also a member of the Senior Leadership Team of Manila Water.
Mr. Rivera is the Chairman of the Board of Aqua Centro MWPV Corp., Bulacan MWPV Development Corp., Bulacan Water Company, Inc., Calasiao Water Company, Inc., Calbayog Water Company, Inc., Cebu Manila Water Development, Inc., Davao del Norte Water Infrastructure Company, Inc., Ecowater MWPV Corp., Filipinas Water Holdings, Corp., Metro Ilagan Water Company, Inc., MWPV South Luzon Water Corp., Manila Water Technical Ventures, Inc., North Luzon Water Company, Inc., Obando Water Company, Inc., and Zamboanga Water Company, Inc.
He is a Director and CEO of Manila Water Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd., and serves as a Director of Kenh Dong Water Holdings Pte. Ltd., Manila South East Asia Water Holdings Pte. Ltd., Manila Water South Asia Holdings Pte. Ltd., Manila Water Thailand Holdings Pte. Ltd., Manila Water (Thailand) Co., Ltd., Manila Water Total Solutions Corp., and Thu Duc Water Holdings Pte. Ltd. He also serves as the President and CEO of Manila Water Philippine Ventures, Inc. and is the President of Boracay Island Water Company, Inc., Clark Water Corporation, and Laguna AAAWater Corporation.
Mr. Rivera also serves as an Independent Director of the Toilet Board Coalition, the world's first multi- discipline coalition of leading companies, government agencies, sanitation experts and non-profit organizations aimed at developing commercially sustainable and scalable solutions to address the global sanitation crisis.
He was also a Founding Member of The Academy of Regulatory Professionals, a community of recognized experts dedicated to the understanding of regulatory issues and practices, the development of new knowledge and the promotion of mutual professional growth organized by the Public Utility Research Center at the University of Florida. He is also an Adjunct Professor at the Global Change Institute (GCI) at the University of Queensland, Australia. GCI is an independent source of innovative research, ideas, policy and advice for addressing the challenges of a rapidly changing world.
Abelardo P. Basilio
Mr. Basilio has been with Manila Water for twenty-two (22) years and has served the Company in various capacities including as Director of Technical Services Group, Group Director of East Zone Business Operations, Group Director for Strategic Asset Management, Group Director for Subsidiary Operations, Data Protection Officer, and Head of Corporate Regulatory Affairs Group. He is also a member of the Senior Leadership Team of Manila Water.
Mr. Basilio serves as a director of Manila Water Philippine Ventures, Inc., Clark Water Corporation, Filipinas Water Holdings Corp., and Leyte Water Company, Inc. He serves as Director and President of Manila Water Total Solutions, Corp.
Mr. Basilio joined the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage Systems (MWSS) as a young cadet in 1984 and gained experience in utility operations, hydraulic engineering, water treatment, distribution, and network management. He joined Manila Water when MWSS was privatized in 1997.
Mr. Basilio holds a degree in Civil Engineering from the University of the Philippines under the university scholarship program. He completed various executive programs a Management Development Program at the Asian Institute of Management, Water Network Design and Modelling in Manchester, United Kingdom and SCADA/Telemetry Training in Singapore.
Janine T. Carreon
Ms. Carreon is an HR leader with strong line management experience in HR, sales and operations. She started her career in recruitment in a manufacturing company and later, moved to training and organization development at Mercury Group of Companies supporting the Mercury Drug stores business unit. She spent 15 years of her career at Avon Cosmetics, Inc. where she handled various roles of increasing responsibilities in learning and development, change management, leadership roles in sales and business operations, and a global assignment in Avon New York, USA.
She joined Ayala-owned Manila Water Company in 2009 where she further honed her HR career, impacting the company’s HR strategy in the areas of talent management, leadership development, strategic staffing, succession management, change management, organizational design, and development and labor relations.
Ms. Carreon earned her bachelor’s degree in Psychology at the University of the Philippines, Diliman in 1992. She completed her master’s degree in Industrial Relations, major in Human Resource Management from UP School of Labor and Industrial Relations (SOLAIR). She earned her certificate course in Strategic HR Leadership from Cornell University in 2016 and she is a SHRM-SCP certified HR practitioner (http://bcert.me/sapbmrrgt).
Esmeralda R. Quines
Ms. Quines joined Manila Water Company in 1997 as Major Accounts Unit Manager and headed the 28-employee Key Accounts unit of the company. Since then, she held various leadership roles in the East Zone Operations: Customers Service Support Manager for Pasig and Cubao Business Areas, Area Business Manager for Taguig-Pateros Business Area and Rizal Business Area, and as Business Operations Head, overseeing all the Business Areas. She is a member of the Board of Directors of Laguna AAAWaterCorporation.
Ms. Quines graduated from the University of Sto. Tomas with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Industrial Engineering in 1984. She also completed Post-Graduate studies as part of the Management Development Program in AIM, as well as the Emerging Ayala Group Leaders (EAGLE) Program for Ayala Executives.
Liwayway T. Sevalla
Ms. Sevalla has over 30 years IT Experience, spanning several industries such as Telecommunications, Investment Banking, Technology and Offshore IT Shared Services, and Water Utility.
She joined Manila Water in October 2016, responsible for all functions of Information Technology. She is the enterprise Data Protection Officer (DPO) and is a member of the Board of Directors of MWPV South Luzon Water Corp.
Prior to Manila Water, Ms. Sevalla was with Macquarie Investment Bank as Associate Director from 2011 to 2016, where she was responsible for the Delivery of offshore IT functions for the Macquarie Asset Management (MAM) and Corporate Asset Financing (CAF) business units, out of the Manila Offshore Services. She also pioneered the setup of the Philippine Delivery Center of the Hongkong-based PCCW Solutions.
Ms. Sevalla also spent 16 years in the telecommunications industry, having worked in various companies such as Globe Telecom, Inc. where she last held the position of Head of Delivery and Integration, and Bayan Telecommunications as Assistant Vice President (AVP)/ Head of IT Business Applications.
Ms. Sevalla graduated cum laude from the University of the Philippines Visayas with a degree in Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. Ms. Sevalla completed Computer Programming/Systems Design at the National Computer Institute, and Management Development Program at Asian Institute of Management. Ms. Sevalla is a certified Project Management Professional, and Scrum Master.
Maidy Lynne B. Quinto
Ms. Quinto has been with Manila Water for 20 years and has held various appointments lending a wealth of experience in project management, business operations, strategic asset planning and general management. She currently serves as the Group Director for Subsidiary Operations in Manila Water Philippine Ventures.
She currently serves as a director of Manila Water Philippine Ventures, Inc., Boracay Island Water Company, Inc., Clark Water Corporation, and Laguna AAAWater Corporation. She is also the President of Aqua Centro MWPV Corp., Bulacan MWPV Development Corp., Bulakan Water Company, Inc., Calasiao Water Company, Inc., Calbayog Water Company, Inc., Davao del Norte Water Infrastructure Company, Inc., Ecowater MWPV Corp., Filipinas Water Holdings Corp., Metro Ilagan Water Company, Inc., MWPV South Luzon Water Corp., Manila Water Technical Ventures, Inc., North Luzon Water Company, Inc., Obando Water Company, Inc., Tagum Water Company, Inc., and Zamboanga Water Company, Inc.
Ms. Quinto previously held the roles of Group Director for Corporate Project Management, as well as General Manager (GM)/Chief Operating Officer concurrent North Luzon Regional Business Cluster Head for Clark Water Corporation, where she played an important role in the growth of the organization in terms of financials, service coverage and business expansions.
She also held the Strategic Asset Planning Department Head role where she developed Capital Expenditures program strategies to deliver business and regulatory commitment, and Area Business Manager role where she managed the business operations of the business area composed of at least 130,000 water service connections from Marikina City, and San Mateo and Rodriguez in Rizal province.
In 1999, she first joined Manila Water as part of the first batch of the Cadetship Training Program. Her first role was Territory Manager in San Juan-Mandaluyong Business Area and then she became a Senior Territory Manager in year 2001. She also acted as a Project Manager in 2005 before assuming her role as Strategic Asset Planning Department Head in 2008.
Ms. Quinto was also awarded the Manila Water Grand Huwarang Manggagawa Award in 2001. Across the years, she has assumed various roles of increasing responsibilities across the company and has consistently shown excellent performance and dedication in her craft. Among her key contributions include leading the development and implementation of the framework agreements among engineering consortia.
Ms. Quinto holds two university degrees from Mapua Institute of Technology, Manila. She completed a graduate-level Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering in 1998. And in 2004, she completed the Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental and Sanitary Engineering. She is a licensed Civil Engineer and Sanitary Engineer.
Arnold Jether A. Mortera
Mr. Mortera is one of Manila Water’s seasoned talents with deep technical expertise in all aspects of Operations from headworks, network management, production planning, treatment, and distribution. Mr. Mortera has a wealth of experience in the operations and maintenance of water systems, non-revenue water management, business development, project management, asset management, and business continuity planning. He started his career with the MWSS in 1983 as a Junior Engineer, specifically tasked to manage the reduction of non-revenue water and various operational roles in water facilities.
When MWSS was privatized in 1997, Mr. Mortera joined Manila Water as a Senior Engineer for Network Services. He became the Division Manager for Operations Management (Local and International) in 2009-2011, heading the Operation of Water Supply and Wastewater Departments. He was responsible for the success of the Non-Revenue Water Reduction Performance-based contract with SAWACO in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. He also served as consultant for strategic planning and development of the master plan for Boracay Water and Laguna Water. Mr. Mortera was also part of Manila Water’s international and local new business development initiatives as Chief Technical Officer from 2011-2015. He later became the New Business Development Head from 2015-2017 and Regional Business Cluster Head. In 2018, he led the Used Water Operations as its Division Head.
He was appointed as Acting Group Director for Operations in April 2019 and was confirmed as such in January 2020. He is responsible for ensuring the continuity and reliability of water and used water services, including water source management, treatment, and efficient distribution to customers in the East Zone. He also serves as a director of Manila Water Philippine Ventures, Inc.
Mr. Mortera earned his degree in Civil Engineering from the Mapua Institute of Technology. He has completed academic units for his Master’s in Management at the Philippine Christian University Manila. He also completed the Management Development Program at the Asian Institute of Management.
Robert Michael N. Baffrey
Mr. Baffrey has over 20 years of experience in General Management, Business Development, Product Innovation, Used Water Operations and Civil Design and Modeling. As the Group Director of Corporate Project Management of Manila Water in head office, he oversees the following departments: Project Management Office, Construction Management Department, Project Stakeholder Engagement Department, Project Management Department, Engineering Department, Quality Assurance Department, and Safety Solution Department.
Early in his career with Manila Water, he worked as a Project Manager where he had the opportunity to execute Capital Expenditure (CAPEX) projects for the company. He was the Project Manager for some of the used water projects such as Olandes, Poblacion, East Avenue, and Capitolyo Sewage Treatment Plants and Networks. All together, these have a combined capacity of 41 million liters per day, projected to benefit 15,000 households in the cities of Marikina, Makati, Quezon and Pasig.
After his stint as Project Manager, Mr. Baffrey led the Used Water Department where he oversaw the operations of 32 used water treatment plants, including compliance to discharge standards and continuous improvement. He likewise ensured that Manila Water is at par with global standards on used water operations and technology. He also led innovations initiatives when he was assigned to Manila Water Total Solutions.
Prior to his appointment as Group Director for Corporate Project Management, he was assigned as Acting Group Director for Subsidiary Operations in April 2019 concurrent to his role as General Manager for Clark Water Corporation and Regional Business Development Head for North Luzon.
Before he joined Manila Water, Mr. Baffrey worked as a Civil Engineer at CRW Engineering Group, LLC in Anchorage, Alaska, U.S.A. He was a Design Engineer and Inspector for general civil projects and provided technical support for various water, wastewater, roadway, trail, and drainage improvement projects. He also developed sanitation facility master plans, feasibility studies, and business plans for rural communities in Alaska.
Mr. Baffrey graduated with a master’s degree in Environmental Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from the University of the Philippines. He is also a member of the International Water Association and the American Water Works Association.
Evangeline M. Clemente
Ms. Clemente was a member of the pioneer batch of the Company’s Cadetship Program. She has over 20 years of significant experience in the areas of master planning, program, management, project and business development, operations, technical services, innovations and organizational transformation. She has a solid track record of successful management with a reputation for delivering objectives and targets by providing strategic directions from diverse perspectives through positive leadership.
As Group Director for Strategic Asset Management, she develops the water and wastewater master plans encompassing all existing and future assets of the East Zone, directly supporting short- and long-term business objectives, service obligations and customer engagement.
Concurrently, as head of Supply Chain Management, she leads the strategic procurement of all infrastructure, projects, commodities and services for Manila Water Operations, inclusive of managing vendors, bidding, award, inventories and warehouses.
Previously, as Officer-in-Charge (OIC) of Manila Water Total Solutions, Corp., she built new growth pipelines for future core businesses. She also served as Head of Product Innovation and Development prior to her appointment as OIC. She was also tasked to lead the Productivity and Growth Team which conceptualized and implemented projects geared towards the development of a new operating model for Manila Water Operations. She served as Head of the Technical Services Division from 2013 until 2016, and managed the operations, optimization and solutioning spanning energy utilization and contracting, system monitoring and analytics, laboratory services and innovations for all operational water and wastewater facilities. During her stint as Head of Laboratory Services, she increased operating efficiency, profit, and also launched water quality forensics, water quality database and incident management for proactive responses on water quality from dams to plants to distribution systems including byproducts disposal. She also served as Program Manager from 2008 to 2011, where she developed and managed the implementation of about US$120 million worth of wastewater projects under the World Bank-funded Manila Third Sewerage Project (MTSP).
Ms. Clemente is a licensed chemist. She earned her degree in Chemistry from the University of the Philippines. She is also a Lean Six Sigma and PMBOK (Project Management Body of Knowledge) practitioner, and a certified Scrum Master. She is also a member of the International Water Association.
Solomon M. Hermosura
Mr. Hermosura has served as Managing Director of Ayala Corporation since 1999 and as a member of the Management Committee of Ayala (Holding Company) since 2009 and the Ayala Group Management Committee since 2010.
He is the Group Head of Corporate Governance of Ayala Corporation, the Chief Legal Officer, Compliance Officer, Data Protection Officer and the Corporate Secretary of Ayala Corporation. He is the Chief Executive Officer of Ayala Group Legal, and the Group General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Ayala Land, Inc. He is the Corporate Secretary of Globe Telecom, Inc., Integrated Micro-Electronics, Inc., AC Energy Philippines, Inc., AREIT, Inc. and Ayala Foundation, Inc.
Mr. Hermosura is also the Corporate Secretary and a member of the Board of Directors of a number of non-public companies in the Ayala group.
He is currently a member of the faculty of the College of Law of San Beda University. Mr. Hermosura graduated valedictorian with Bachelor of Laws degree from San Beda College of Law in 1986 and placed third in the 1986 Bar Examinations.
Gerardo M. Lobo II
Mr. Lobo joined Manila Water Company, Inc. on March 16, 2006. He provides legal advice to the Company particularly on all legal and compliance matters including labor and management issues and employee concerns. He reviews all contracts or agreements entered into by the Company and ensures that its business interests are amply protected. He also checks and evaluates interpretative or advisory opinions pertaining to the operations of and all matters affecting the Company. Moreover, he provides corporate secretarial services which includes preparation of minutes and other documentation of board meetings and corporate housekeeping.
Before joining the Company, Mr. Lobo was a legal officer of Unimark Investments (SPV-AMC) Corporation. Prior to this, he was a senior associate at the Bengzon Tugade Escolin & Ungson Law Office (“Bengzon Law Firm”). He started his law career as an associate at Antonio H. Abad and Associates, the office of his law professor.
Mr. Lobo graduated from the Ateneo de Manila University with a Bachelor of Arts degree major in Philosophy. He holds a Juris Doctor degree from the same university. He is a member of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines.
Rolando V. Caraig
Mr. Caraig has over 23 years of professional experience in the areas of advisory, financial audit, IT audit, Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance, risk assessment and controls optimization using a cost-effective and collaborative approach. He was involved in auditing finance related processes, application systems and internal controls of companies belonging to the banking, pharmaceutical, semiconductor, education, retail, manufacturing and oil & gas industries for statutory, SOX, or internal audit purposes.
He started his audit career with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Philippines in 1996 and joined Deloitte Singapore in 2005. In 2007, he rejoined PwC in Edinburgh, Scotland before becoming part of the Internal Audit Group of Cypress Semiconductor Philippine Headquarters Ltd. – Regional Operating Headquarters in September 2008.
At Cypress Semiconductor (acquired by Infineon Technologies), a chip manufacturing company based in Silicon Valley, he worked closely with the CFO and multiple department heads to support the business objectives and statutory audit requirement of the company that resulted in process improvements and efficiencies. He was exposed to key financial processes such as revenue recognition, purchasing and payments, inventory and corporate accounting. Outside his main role, he was also given the opportunity to co-manage the operations of the former Shared Service Center of the company.
In October 2019, he joined the Internal Audit-Corporate Function in Citibank N.A. Philippines to manage the Philippine Team and audits of corporate related functions such as HR, Legal, Security and Realty Services processes.
Mr. Caraig is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA). He also passed the exams for Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) administered by the EC-Council in August 2005. He obtained his bachelor’s degree in Accountancy from De La Salle University-Manila. He completed the Cypress Performance Academy (CYPA), a company sponsored mini-MBA course at Santa Clara University (SCU) in Santa Clara, California.
Mark Tom Q. Mulingbayan
Mr. Mulingbayan has been with Manila Water since 2006 and has held various positions within the Corporate Operations Group (COG) and Corporate Finance, Sustainability and Strategy Group (CFSSG) of Manila Water Company, Inc. He currently serves as the company’s Chief Sustainability Officer and head of Enterprise Risk Management Department.
He joined Manila Water as head of wastewater treatment plant operations and was appointed to lead a newly created environment department in 2009 that engaged on compliance and environmental work. From 2014 to 2017, he served as COG’s department head for Sustainability which incubated various sustainability initiatives and led the preparation of the annual sustainability report which evolved to become the annual integrated report, adopting both Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) and International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) reporting frameworks. After serving as the head of the Technical Services Division of COG between 2017 and 2019, he was subsequently named Chief Sustainability Officer of Manila Water. In August 2020, he was also asked to concurrently head the Enterprise Risk Management department.
Mr. Mulingbayan recently completed a two-year appointment as co-chairman of the Environment and Climate Change Committee of the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry, being involved in advocacy for policies that support climate-resilient and environmentally responsible businesses. He also worked in the construction sector and served a local government unit in Batangas as its municipal environment and natural resources officer.
Mr. Mulingbayan holds an undergraduate degree in civil engineering and a master’s degree in environmental engineering, both from the University of the Philippines at Diliman. He has attended technical and management courses at the Association for Overseas Technical Cooperation and Sustainable Partnerships (AOTS) in Tokyo, UNESCO IHE Institute for Water Education in Delft, Asian Institute of Management (AIM) and the Asian Risk Management Institute (ARiMI). He also belongs to the pioneering class of the Temasek Foundation Water Leadership Programme at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy.