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     Key Role and Responsibilities
     The Board of Directors is primarily responsible for fostering long-term success of 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.
  Composition of the Board  
       The Board is composed of eleven (11) directors and one (1) ex-officio director. Eight (8) 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    
     PNCC's Chairman of the Board post is now vacant since August 2021. The former Chairman, Herculano C. Co, Jr. appointed on November 16, 2017 and his term expired on August 17, 2021.  Atty. Miguel E. Umali was elected President & CEO on February 6, 2019 vice Mr. Mario K. Espinosa. Atty. Umali holds the position of the Vice Chairman of the Board.
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PNCC Board of Directors Profile
54 years old
President & CEO / Vice Chairman, appointed on February 6, 2019

    Atty. Umali is a practicing lawyer previously connected with Castillo Laman Tan & Pantaleon Law Office and Teng & Cruz Law Offices.  He had worked as Director, Corporate Secretary and Legal & Administrative consultant of various private companies such as Vishay (Phils.), Inc. from 1999 to 2007;  Temic Automotive (Phils.), Inc. renamed as Continental Temic Electronics (Phils.), Inc. from 1999 to 2005;  Temic Seminconductors (Phils.), Inc. renamed as Atmel Semiconductors, Inc. from 1999 to 2001;  Temic RF Technologies, Inc. renamed as Microfortune RF Technologies, Inc. from 1999 to 2001.  He had also served as Administrative and Legal Manager, Human Resources Manager, Director and Corporate Secretary of Temic Telefunken Microelectronic (Phils.) Inc. from 1992 to 2001.

     He obtained his degree in Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Ateneo De Manila University in 1984.  He then pursued his Bachelor of Laws from Ateneo De Manila University of Law in 1988 and admitted to the Integrated Bar of the Philippines on the following year.
  [See Atty. Umali's resume] 
5 7 years old
Director, appointed on March 6, 2019

 Mr. Antonio serves as Consultant of Transaire Development Holdings Corporation since 2010 to present.  He has worked with PNCC from 1998 to 2009 as Vice President and Head of the Tollways Management Group in charge of the operations and maintenance of the North Luzon and South Luzon Expressway.  He had also worked for various commercial banks with particular functions in lending and account management, such as : Philippine National Bank from 1983 to 1984, Westmont Bank from 1994 to 1996 and Philippine Veterans Bank from 1996 to 1998.

     Mr. Antonio earned his degree in Bachelor of Science in Military Science and Bachelor of Arts in Social Science from University of the Philippines in 1982 and 1983, respectively. [See Mr. Antonio's resume]

47 years old
Director, appointed on August 15, 2017
    Mr. Avancena has varied experience in the field of information technology having been part of the management of various Business Process Outsourcing companies. At present, he serves as Assistant Manager of Netgear/Concentrix based in Davao. He served as Team Captain of Linksys/Concentrix from 2007 to 2011. He later became Team Captain 3 of Dlink NA and Dlink International/Concentrix.

     He earned his BS Computer Science degree from Ateneo de Davao University in 1993.    [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]
42 years old

Atty. Almirante is one of the representative of GSIS in the PNCC Board.  He has a solid background in the academe as well as in the legal profession.  He is the current Dean of the Liceo de Cagayan University's College of Law.  Prior to this, he held the position of Associate Dean in March 2013.  He teaches Political Law Review, Administrative Law, Election Law and Statutory Construction in the same institution.

     He is also a practicing lawyer, having served as managing partner of Almirante, Ladera and Associates in Cagayan de Oro and as former associate of Kapunan, Tamano, Javier and Associates.

     Trustee Almirante is an active member of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines, Cagayan de Oro - Misamis Oriental Chapter since 2007.

     Earlier in his career, he had his share of experience in the private and public sector.  He worked at UCPB Rural Bank, Inc. in Cagayan de Oro as Accounts Marketing Executive for Consumer Loans covering Northern Mindanao.  He also became a Political Affairs Officer in the House of Representatives and a Congressional Liaison Officer for the 2nd District of Misamis Oriental from 1998-2007.

     A product of Jesuit education from elementary to college, Mr. Almirante graduated from Xavier University Ateneo de Cagayan in 1996 with a degree in Bachelor of Science in Commerce, Major in Management.  He likewise obtained his Bachelor of Laws in 2006 from Xavier University. [See Mr. Almirante's 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 Military 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 in 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: Insuarnce Institute for Asia and the Pacific, Inc., Philippine Insurers and Reinsurers 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 Southern 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 in the same years.  He was also a member of the Board of Directors of the Riviera Sports and Country Club, 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
     Mr. 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]
80 years old
Director, appointed on June 8, 2022
Mr. Torres graduated from the University of the Philippines with a degress of Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, after which he finished the degress of Bachelor of Laws at the same university.  Presently, he is a senior partner of the Torres Caparas Torres Law Office and is the President of BPO Workers Association of the Philippines. He is associated with the Integrated Bar of the Philippines and the Philippine Academy of Professional Arbitrators.

His former positions in government include being a member of the House of Representatives representing the 2nd district of Zambales, the Secretary of the Department of Labor and Employment and also the Secretary General of the Katipunan ng Manggagawa at Magsasaka ng Pilipinas.

Mr. Torres is concurrently an independent director of listed companies Waterfront Philippines, Inc., Forum Pacific Inc. and Acesite (Phils.) Hotel Corporation.  He is a member of the Board of Advisers of Tytana Colleges and is a Director of Waterfront Manila Premier Development, Inc.  He is also the Chairman of Alliance Energy Power and Development, Inc., Taguig Lake City Development Corp. and Triton Construction and Development Corporation.  He owns Kitsie's Farms in Iba Zambales, and is simultaneously the CEO of both the Optimus Medical Care and Trading Corporation and also the Service Exporters Risk Management and Consultancy Co.
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 Colonel. He was the General Duty Officer of PMA Station Hospital; He held various positions at the 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 the 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 degree 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]