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  PNCC's Board of Directors
  Key Role and Responsibilities
The Board of Directors is primarily responsible for fostering long-term success to the corporation, and sustaining its competitiveness and profitability in a manner consistent with its corporate objectives and the best interests of its stockholders.

The Board formulates the corporation’s vision, mission, strategic objectives, policies and procedures that guide its activities, including the means to effectively monitor Management performance.



The Board is composed of eleven (11) directors and one (1) ex-officio director. The directors are nominated by the President of the Philippines. The Board possesses a combined expertise in various business fields. Each director adds value and exercises independent judgment. The Board structure provides a clear division of responsibilities between the Board and Management.

Chairman and Vice Chairman

The Chairman of the Board is Herculano C. Co, Jr. appointed on November 16, 2017 vice Chairman of the Board Elpidio C. Jamora, Jr.. Mr. Mario K. Espinosa was elected President/CEO on January 16, 2017 and holds the position of Vice Chairman of the Board.

Profile of the Members of the Board


Chairman, appointed on November 16, 2017

 [See Mr. Co's resume]
59 years old
President & CEO / Vice Chairman, appointed on January 16, 2017

Mr. Espinosa has varied experience in both the government and private sectors, adept in the management of private corporations and a local government unit, and has substantial experience in the operation of government owned and controlled corporations having been part of the board of directors of several of such companies. At present, he serves as Director of Masbate Consolidated Arrastre, Inc. and MCI Cable, Inc. He served as Undersecretary of the Presidential Assistant for Bicol Affairs from 2003 up to 2005. He is also a Director of Toll Regulatory Board representing the private sector. He served as Director of Granex Oils Mills from 2002 to 2010. He contemporaneously served as Director of Macopramarco, Inc. in 2008. In his political career, Mr. Espinosa served as Vice Governor of Masbate Province from 1998 to 2001. He also served as Provincial Administrator of Masbate from 1992 to 1995. President Espinosa earned his A.B. Philosophy degree from University of the Philippines - Diliman in 1980.

 [See Mr. Espinosa's resume]

Director, appointed on August 15, 2017

   [See Mr. Avanceña's resume]


56 years old
Director, appointed on March 14, 2017

Mr. Cabatingan has been in Military service in various capacities for more than 36 years until his retirement in 2015 as Police Director assigned in Region 11 - Internal Affair Service of the Philippine National Police.  He graduated from Philippine Military Academy in 1985 and earned his Master's in Management major in Public Administration from Philippine Christian University in 2003.
  [See Mr. Cabatingan's resume]


57 years old
Director, appointed on March 14, 2017

Mr. Calanoy has been in military service for 33 years serving as Colonel of Philippine Army until his retirement in 2015. He graduated from the Philippine Military Academy in 1984. Thereafter, he earned his Bachelor of Laws degree from Sebastian College in 1996.
  [See Mr. Calanoy's resume]

64 years old
Director, appointed on March 14, 2017

Mr. Dela Cruz is a veteran worker's advocate, diplomat, journalist, management consultant, community organizer, and most notably, an outstanding member of the 14th and 16th Congress. He is currently a Trustee of Government Service Insurance System.  Since 1989, he became an active member of the working press, presently a co-anchor of the daily morning radio show Karambola over DWIZ and wrote a regular column for Business Mirror, Tribune and People's Journal.

A product of the public schools, Mr. Dela Cruz has been involved at a very young age in the promotion of pro-people causes.  While studying at Ateneo de Manila University, he was elected as President of the Student Council and served concurrently as Editor-in-Chief of the school paper at the height of student activism in 1972.  In 1973, he joined the staff of the Board of Investments (BOI) and in 1975, he was enlisted by then Minister of Labor and Employment Blas F. Ople to join the agency becoming the youngest Director of the Bureau of Employment Services (BES) - the precursor of the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA). While still with the DOLE, he had a teaching stint on economics at the University of the Philippines (Manila).

He also served as a member of the Governing Boards of the Overseas Employment Development Board (OEDB), the National National Seaman Board (NSB) and the Workers Welfare Fund (WWF), all of those functions have since been incorporated into the POEA and the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA).

In 1983, he was asked to serve as the Director-General (with the rank of Deputy Minister and Ambassador-At-Large) of the Labor Center for Middle East and Africa covering 16 countries in the region and concurrently assigned as Deputy Chief of Mission of the Philippine Embassy in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Returning to the private sector in 1986, he had served various local government units as adviser in the fields of investments, trade and tourism.  Since 2009, upon his induction as a member of the House of Representatives, he has consistently infused the kind of vigor and creativity in the effort to enhance employment generation and productive and responsible relations among all stakeholders in the workplace.
  [See Mr. Dela Cruz' resume]
52 years old
Director, appointed on April 17, 2017

Atty. Mercado is a Legal Counsel and member of the Board of Directors of the following corporations from 1998 until today : Air Philippines Corp., Philippine International Airways, Inc., Grand Ilocandia Resort and Development, Inc., Waterfront Philippines, Inc., Forum Pacific, Inc., Consumer Products Distribution Services, Inc., Mabuhay Vinyl Corporation, Metro Alliance Holdings & Equities Corp., Acesite (Phils.) Hotel Corp., Pacific Wide Realty & Develpment Corp.

He obtained his degree in Bachelor of Science in Commerce Major in Accounting from the University of Santo Tomas in 1985. He passed the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Board Examinations in June 1985. Further, Mr. Mercado took up his Bachelor of Laws from Ateneo De Manila University School of Law in 1990 and passed the Philippine Bar in 1991.

[See Mr. Mercado's resume]


58 years old
Director, appointed on November 16, 2017

Director Alan R. Luga obtained his Bachelor of Science Degree from the Philippine <ilitary Academy in 1981.  In 1994, he acquired his MBA units from the Ateneo De Manila University Graduate School of Business.  He completed a Master's Degree ub Military Arts and Science at the US Army Command and General Staff College in 2002.

He is the current President and CEO of AFP General Insurance Corporation.  He is also a member of the following insurance organizations: Insurnce Institute for Asia and the Pacific, Inc., Philippine Insurers and Reinsureres Association, Philippine Insurers Club, and the Philippine Machinery Management Services Corp.

He was the Vice Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines before his compulsory retirement in May 2014 after 38 years of continued military service.  From 2012 to 2013, he served as Commander of the AFP Souther Luzon Command.  He was also the Commander of two Infantry Brigades (the 802nd Infantry Brigade and the 1001st Infantry Brigade) from 2008 to 2011 and the Commander for the 7th Infantry Division of the Philippine Army in 2012.  He was a member of the GRP Peace Panel for the GRP-MILF Peace Talks as the Chairman of the ADHOC Joint Action Group, OPAPP in 2011-2012.  In 2005-2006, he was the Chief of the AFP Command Center as well as the Secretary, Army General Staff.  He was deployed as Deputy Commander of the Philippine Battalion for the International Forces in East Timor and later as Chief Plans of the Peace Keeping Force of UNTAET in East Timor from 1999 to 2001.

Lt. Gen. Luga has held various military and corporate positions.  He was the Chairman of the Board of the Camp Aguinaldo Golf and Country Club from 2013 to 2014, and of the AFP Housing Board on the same years.  He was also a member of the Board of Directors of the Riviera Sports and Country Cub, Inc. from 2014 to 2016, and served as a member of the AFP Board of Generals from 2013 to 2014.

  See Lt. Gen. Luga's resume]

67 years old
Director, appointed on March 14, 2017

Guinomla is a Certified Public Accountant with more than 30 years of diplomatic experience.  He joined the government service in 1977 through the Budget Commission now the Department of Budget and Management.  He then transferred to the Department of Foreign Affairs in 1987 as Budget Director before getting his first foreign service assignment in Kuwait in 1988, where he was designated as Administrative Officer.  In 1990, he was cross-posted to Jeddah and in 1999, he was again posted to Jeddah as Administrative Officer until he completed his six-year tour of duty.  He was then returned to his old post as DFA Budget Officer before he was again assigned to Kuwait in 2008. He was again cross-posted to Riyadh in June 2010 until 2014 after which he was designated as Head of DFA Mindanao until his retirement in 2015.  

Mr. Guinomla obtained a degree in Bachelor of Science in Commerce major in Accounting from University of Mindanao in 1975.  He then passed the CPA board examinations in 1977.

[See Mr. Guinomla's resume]
63 years old
Director, since March 2017 to present

Dr. Yu has served 31 years in military service as Military Medical Officer with a rank of Coronel. He was the General Duty Officer of PMA Station Hospital; He held various positions at V. Luna General Hospital such as Ward Officer, Chief Pulmonary DSE Service, Training and Education Officer of Chief of Clinics, Assistant Head of Department of Medicine& Head of Out-Patient Service. He likewise served at Fort Bonifacio General Hospital as Chief of Medical Services and Deputy Commander. He was also a Commanding Officer (Director) of the following military hospitals : Camp Evangelista Station Hospital at Cagayan De Oro, Fort Bonifacio General Hospital, Camp Melchor Dela Cruz Hospital and Fort Magsaysay Army Station Hospital.

Dr. Yu graduated with a Degree of BS Chemistry at Far Eastern University in 1973 and Doctor of Medicine at FEUNRMF in 1977. He is an active honorary member of Philippine Military Academy Class of 1978.  Dr. Yu obtained his Master's in Management major in Hospital Administration at Philippine Christian University in June 2017.

[See Mr. Yu's resume]


Director - Ex Officio, since April 2017 to present

Atty. Chan is currently the OIC - Chief Privatization Officer of Privatization and Management Office. He has served various government agencies over the years, among of which were: the Department of Transportation as Assistant Secretary for Procurement in 2016; the Department of Transportation and Communications as Director for Legal Service of Franchising Review and Investigation Security & Law Enforcement from 2012 to 2016; and OIC-Assistant Secretary for Legal Affairs from 2013 to 2016.  He has been in the academe for years as Professorial Lecturer in the College of Law of the University of the Philippines from 2012 to present.  He was also engaged by the following institutions as Lecturer for Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) : Asian Center for Legal Excellence, Inc. from 2015 to present, Interated Bar of the Philippines from 2012 to present, University of the Philippines Law Center from 2013 to present.  

As a law practitioner, he has served as Court Attorney VI of the Supreme Court under the Office of Associate Justice Lucas Bersamin in 2009; Consultant of Asian Development Bank Administrative Tribunal from 2007 to 2009, Associate of Labor, Corporate and Litigation Department of Angara Abello Concepcion Regala & Cruz Law Offices from 2006 to 2008, and Electronic Discovery Lawyer of SPi Technologies from 2008 to 2009.

Atty. Chan graduated with a degree of BS in Management major in Legal Management minor in Japanese Studies at Ateneo de Manila University in 2000. He earned his Bachelor of Laws at the University of the Philippines in 2005 and passed the Philippine Bar in May 2006. He had his Master of Laws (International Trade and Commercial Law) at University of Durham in United Kingdom in 2010. He then pursued his Master's degree in Business Administration at University of Bradford in United Kingdom in 2016.

[See Mr. Chan's resume]

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