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Amb. Joseph M. Yap

Chairman of the Board

Amb. Yap served as the Ambassador of the Philippines to Singapore from January 2018 to June 30, 2022. Prior to his appointment as Ambassador, Amb. Yap was a successful business executive with more than forty (40) years of expertise in the private sector. He served as a member of the Board of Directors of FLI from 1997 to May 2015 and was the President and CEO from 2007 to 2012.

He served as First Vice President of Family Bank & Trust Co. in charge of credit collection from 1982 to 1984. Prior to that, he held various financial management positions with Nestle in New York, Switzerland, and Manila from 1976 to 1982. He obtained his degree in Management Engineering from the Ateneo de Manila University and Master’s degree in Business Administration from Harvard University.