Raphael Perpetuo M. Lotilla

Independent Director

 

Mr. Lotilla currently chairs the Board of the Center for the Advancement of Trade Integration and Facilitation and the Asia-Pacific Pathways to Progress Foundation, and serves as a trustee of the Philippine Institute for Development Studies. He is also an independent director of several private companies.

 

He previously served as Regional Programme director of the Partnerships in Environmental Management for the Seas of East Asia, a regional project funded by the Global Environment Facility and implemented by the United Nations Development Programme.

 

Mr. Lotilla was Secretary of Energy of the Philippines from 2005 to 2007, having previously served as Deputy Director-General of the National Economic Development Authority, and president and CEO of the government-owned Power Sector Assets and Liabilities Management Corp.

 

Mr. Lotilla was also a professor of Law at the University of the Philippines-Diliman, the same university where he obtained his law, psychology, and history undergraduate degrees. He received his Master of Laws from the University of Michigan.