Raphael Perpetuo M. Lotilla
Mr. Lotilla remains active in policy studies. He currently serves as a trustee of the Philippine Institute for Development Studies, and chairs the Board of the Asia-Pacific Pathways to Progress Foundation.
Mr. Lotilla is an independent director of several private companies and foundations, and sits as a member of the Advisory Board of the Ateneo de Manila University Professional Schools.
He was Secretary of Energy of the Philippines from 2005 to 2007, having previously served as deputy director general of the National Economic and Development Authority, and president and CEO of the government-owned Power Sector Assets and Liabilities Management Corp.
He also 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 a professor of Law at the University of the Philippines where he also obtained his law, psychology, and history undergraduate degrees. He received his Master of Laws from the University of Michigan.