Mr. Leonardo R. Arguelles Jr. was elected as an Independent Director of the Company in August 2020. He was the Chief Executive Officer and Director of Unicapital Securities,
Inc. from 2001 to March 2019, concurrently being a Member of its Strategic Planning Committee, Risk Management Committee, and Digital Committee. He was also an Independent
Director from 2002 to 2009 at Royal Bank of Scotland, Manila Branch, being the Chairman of the Audit Committee and Member of its Governance Committee and Risk Management Committee.
He has also held Executive, Advisory and Directorship positions in various Financial Institutions and Listed Entities.
Mr. Leonardo R. Arguelles Jr. graduated from Ateneo de Manila University with Bachelor's Degree in Economics. He also finished a certificate course in Strategic Business Economics from University of Asia and the Pacific,
and completed his Advanced Management Program from University of Asia and the Pacific and IESE Business School of Barcelona.