FAR EASTERN UNIVERSITY

Board of Trustees and Executive Officers

Board of Trustees and Executive Officers

The University is guided by the leadership and principles of the Board of Trustees, composed of academicians, practitioners, and experts in different fields.

Lourdes R. Montinola
Chair Emeritus (August 2013 to present),
Chair (June 1989 to August 2013)

Dr. Montinola holds a Bachelor of Arts degree (cum laude) from Marymount College, New York, U.S.A., and an M.A. in Cultural History from the Asean Graduate Institute of Arts. She completed the Management Development Program for College and University Administrators in the Institute for Educational Management, Graduate School of Education, Harvard University, U.S.A. She obtained her Ph.D. in English: Creative Writing from the University of the Philippines.


Aurelio R. Montinola III
Chairman of the Board of Trustees (August 2013 to present)
Vice Chairman (June 1989 to August 2013)

Mr. Montinola is also currently a Director of the Bank of the Philippine Islands, and Independent Director of Roxas and Company Incorporated, both listed corporations.

He was President of BPI from 2005-2013 and was a former President of the Bankers Association of the Philippines.

He graduated with a BS Management Engineering degree at the Ateneo de Manila University in 1973, and received his MBA at Harvard Business School in 1977. He was awarded the 2005 and 2009 Asian Banker Leadership Award for the Philippines and the MAP Management Man of the Year Award in 2012.


Michael M. Alba
President and Trustee (October 2012 to present)

In the FEU Group of Schools, he is President concurrently of East Asia Computer Center, Inc.; Far Eastern College Silang, Inc.; FEU Alabang, Inc.; FEU High School, Inc.; Roosevelt College, Inc.; East Asia Educational Foundation, Inc.; and Nicanor Reyes Educational Foundation, Inc.; and Governor, Nicanor Reyes Memorial Foundation.

He obtained his AB (Economics) degree from the Ateneo de Manila University in 1978, MA (Economics) degree from the University of the Philippines (Diliman) School of Economics in 1987, and PhD (Applied Economics) degree from Stanford University in 1993.


Angelina P. Jose
Trustee (June 1990 to present)

Ms. Jose was also the Corporate Secretary of Far Eastern University from February 1998 to January 2017.

She obtained her Bachelor of Science degree, major in Economics, from the University of the Philippines (Dean’s Medal).


Antonio R. Montinola
Trustee (November 2013 to present)

Mr. Montinola is also a Member of the Board of Managing Directors of Universities Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP).

He worked with Procter & Gamble and Jardine Davies, Inc. in the Philippines and with General Mills Corp., based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.A. prior to joining FEU.

He holds an A. B. Economics Degree (honors course) from Ateneo de Manila University (1973) and an M.B.A. from Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, U.S.A. (1978).


Paulino Y. Tan
Trustee (June 1991 to present)

Dr. Tan obtained the Degree of Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from De La Salle University.  He obtained both his M.S. and Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Notre Dame, Indiana, U.S.A.


Edilberto C. De Jesus
Independent Trustee (August 2012 to present)

Dr. De Jesus obtained a BA Honors Degree in the Humanities, cum laude at the Ateneo de Manila University in 1962, and received his M. Phil. (1969) and Ph.D. degrees (1972) from Yale University.

He served as president of: Far Eastern University (1995-2002); University of the Cordilleras (2008-2009); Asian Institute of Management (2009-2012); and Secretariat Director, Southeast Asia Ministers of Education Organization in Bangkok (2005-2007).  He also served in the Cabinet of President Corazon Aquino as Deputy Peace Commissioner and Presidential Adviser on Rural Development (1987-1992) and as Secretary of Education in the Cabinet of President Gloria Arroyo (2002-2004).


Sherisa P. Nuesa
Independent Trustee (August 2010 to present)

A former Managing Director of conglomerate Ayala Corporation, she held various senior management positions in Ayala subsidiaries: Ayala Land, Inc., Manila Water Company and Integrated Micro Electronics Inc.

Ms. Nuesa graduated with the degree of Bachelor of Science in Commerce (summa cum laude) at Far Eastern University in 1974 and received her Master of Business Administration degree from the Ateneo – Regis Graduate School of Business in 2010. She also attended post-graduate management programs at Harvard Business School and Stanford University.  She received the ING -FINEX CFO of the Year award in 2008


Jose T. Sio
(April 2019 to present)

Mr. Sio was a Senior Partner of SGV & Co., Consultant at T. N. Soong & Co., CPA in Taipei, Taiwan and Audit Associate at Ernst and Whinney, CPA in New York, USA. He was voted as CFO of the year in 2009 by the Financial Executives of the Philippines (FINEX).  In 2018, he received the Asian Corporate Director Award from Corporate Governance Asia.

He is a Certified Public Accountant.  He obtained his Bachelor of Science in Commerce Major in Accounting from University of San Agustin, Iloilo City.

He completed his Master of Business Administration Major in Corporate Finance and Management in New York University, New York, USA.


Maria Teresa Trinidad P. Tinio
Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs (June 2011 to present)

Dr. Tino completed her Master of English, major in Literature and Cultural Studies, Ateneo de Manila University with academic units from the New School for Social Research, New York City, and obtained her Ph.D. in Southeast Asian Studies at the National University of Singapore.

Her research focus is on Philippine Literature, Sociolinguistics, and the Politics of Language in Southeast Asia. She also contributed to the CCP Encyclopaedia of the Arts, the Loyola Schools Review, Philippine Studies, and The Politics of English in Asia: Language Policy and Cultural Expression in South and Southeast Asia and the Asia Pacific published by John Benjamins (The Netherlands).


Gianna R. Montinola
Senior Vice President Corporate Affairs (September 2019 to present)
Vice President Corporate Affairs (November 2013 to September 2019

Prior to joining FEU, Ms Montinola was an Associate Lawyer of the Quisumbing Torres Law Office (an affiliate of the Baker & McKenzie Law Office, U.S.A.) from 1986 to 1992, served at the Philippine Honorary Consul to the Republic of Peru from 1992 to 1996, and was Marketing and Business Development manager of Rockwell Land Corporation from 1996 to 1998.

She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations from Mount Holyoke College, U.S.A. and a Bachelor of Laws (Ll.B.) degree, with honors, from the Ateneo de Manila School of Law. She obtained a Masters degree in Public Administration from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, U.S.A.


Juan Miguel R. Montinola
Chief Finance Officer (September 2010 to present)

Mr. Montinola was Chief Executive Officer and Country Manager of Lafarge Cementi SA, Italy, from 2006 to 2008. From 1996 to 2006 he served as President and CEO of Republic Cement Corporation and concurrently new positions as Senior Vice President for Commercial Business from 2002 to 2006, and SVP for Procurement from 2001 to 2002, for Lafarge Cement Services, Inc.

Prior to 1996, Mr. Montinola held various positions in Republic Cement Corporation and served as a member of the Board of Directors in different organizations.

Mr. Montinola has an MBA from International Institute of Management Development, Switzerland, and an AB Economics degree from College of William & Mary, Virginia, USA.


Myrna P. Quinto
Vice President for Academic Development (April 2014 to present)

Among her relevant trainings abroad are the Educational Leadership Training in NTU, Singapore, the ASEAN University Network (AUN) Quality Assurance Training in Thailand, and the month-long CHED Training Program on the Internationalization of Philippine Higher Education held in Canada, in partnership with the Canadian Bureau of International Education.

Dr. Quinto is a B.S. Biology graduate from the College of the Holy Spirit. She finished her Master of Arts in Education major in Biology at the University of the Philippines and her Doctor of Philosophy in Science Education major in Biology at De La Salle University, Manila, Philippines.


Joeven R. Castro
Vice President for Academic Services (June 2019 to present)

Mr. Castro was the Assistant Vice President for Academic Services of FEU from June 2017 to May 2019, and Director of Student Development from June 2013 to May 2017.

He graduated with the degree of AB Mass Communication (magna cum laude) from FEU in 2000 and obtained his Master of Arts in Communication at the University of the Philippines Diliman.

He is a certified student affairs and services specialist and an alumnus of the US Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) on Promoting Media Literacy through Education. He conducts training workshops with public school teachers on integrating media literacy in the curriculum through the National Council for Children’s Television of the Department of Education.


Anthony Raymond A. Goquingco
Corporate Secretary, Far Eastern University, Inc. (April 2020 to present)

Atty. Anthony Raymond A. Goquingco has been a member of the legal profession since his admittance to the Philippine Bar in 2003. He has had extensive legal experience as a practicing lawyer and has held positions in the Philippine Judicial Academy of the Supreme Court of the Philippines, non-governmental organizations, law firms, and private corporations.

Atty. Goquingco joined the academe in 2014 and teaches Obligations and Contracts, Property Law, Negotiations, and Special Issues in International Law at the Far Eastern University. He wasappointed (2020) as Acting Corporate Secretary of the Far Eastern University.

Atty. Goquingco graduated from the Ateneo de Manila University with an AB Political Science degree in 1997. He pursued his law studies at the same university graduating in 2002 with a Juris Doctor degree. In 2007 he graduated from the Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C. with a Master of Laws in International Legal Studies with a Certificate in National Security Law. He specializes in International Business Law, Contract Law, Property Law, Contract Negotiations, International Law, and National Security Law.


Edward R. Kilakiga
Vice President, Facilities and Technical Services (July 2017 to Present)

Engr. Kilakiga graduated with a degree of BS Mechanical Engineering in 2009, BS Electrical Engineering in 1999 and Electrical Technology in 1994 at Rizal Technological University (RTU). He is a professional Electrical Engineer, a Professional Mechanical Engineer, a registered Master Plumber and a Registered Master Electrician.

He received a Pundasyon Award (Excellent in Engineering Award) from RTU Grand Alumni Association in 2019 and Lorenzo Ruiz Award for National Discipline in 1991 by AY Foundation Inc., Guadalupe Catholic School, Makati City.


Victorino T. Tolosa II
Chief Information Officer (May 2019 to present)

Prior to joining FEU, Mr. Tolosa worked for 26 years with Jollibee Foods Corporation (JFC. He spent 17 years with Information Management Division in various roles in IT Project Management and Account Management both in JFC Philippines and JFC International Operations. He was the head of the Enterprise Work Tools and Mobility group of JFC Business Technology division in 2018 until May 2019.

He obtained his AB major in Political Science degree, where he started as an academic scholar and active student council officer, from the University of Nueva Caceres, UNC (Naga City, Camarines Sur). He obtained his MBA degree from the De La Salle University (DLSU), Manila, where he held the post of Vice President of the Student Forum DLSU RCBC Campus in 2004.


Rosanna Esguerra-Salcedo
Treasurer (September 2014 to present)

Before joining FEU, she worked at the Bayan Telecommunications, Inc., where she managed numerous departments: initially as Head of General Accounting and Accounts Payable, then, Budget Department and Revenue Accounting, and as Head of Billing and Collection. She also served as the Head of Treasury and Internal Audit of Mariwasa Manufacturing, Inc. for five years.

Prior to joining the private sector, she worked for SGV & Co. both as an External Senior Auditor and Tax Senior Auditor.

Ms. Salcedo is a Certified Public Accountant. She obtained her BSBA Major in Accounting, cum laude, from the University of the East. She also completed her Management Leadership Program at the Asian Institute of Management.


Glenn Z. Nagal
Comptroller (1996 to present)

Mr. Nagal is also the Director and Treasurer of FEU High School, Inc.

Prior to joining FEU, he worked as an External Auditor at Carlos J. Valdes and Company, and Examiner at the Central Bank of the Philippines.

A Certified Public Accountant by profession, Mr. Nagal graduated with the degree of Bachelor of Science in Commerce, major in Accounting from Far Eastern University.


Rogelio C. Ormilon, Jr.
Chief Audit Executive (September 2015 to present)

Mr. Ormilon worked as Audit Director at R.G. Manabat & Co./KPMG Philippines, Audit Senior Manager at Isla Lipana & Co./PwC Philippines, and Audit Senior Manager at Ernst & Young Ltd. Auckland, New Zealand, prior to joining FEU.

He graduated with the degree of B.S. Business Administration, Major in Accounting from Philippine School of Business Administration, Quezon City Campus in 1987 and obtained his Master in Management at the Asian Institute of Management in 2004. He is also a Certified Public Accountant.


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