Benjamin J. Yambao, CPA

He is a professional banker with over 40 years of experience in the banking industry.

Mr. Yambao obtained his Bachelor in Accountancy from the University of the East, Manila in 1966 and Masters in Business Administration (Academic Units only) from De La Salle University, Manila in 1974 to 1975.

Mr. Yambao was part of a three-man team that prepared the rehabilitation plan for The Manila Banking Corporation in 1999, which he headed as president and CEO until 2007.

He was actively involved in the Technical Committee of the Chamber of Thrift Banks, the umbrella organization of thrift banks, which he also headed as president in 2005.

At present, he continues to be a consultant at the board of directors of the Chamber of Thrift Banks and in a special purpose asset vehicle,  He is chairman of the board of a rural bank and a member of the board of directors of a life insurance company and real estate company based in Makati.  Mr. Yambao is a fellow of the Institute of Corporate Directors.