BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Edgar Frederick V. Generoso, assumed on July 2019
An economist and a leading adviser in government finance, Mr. Generoso is currently the Chairperson of the Board of Trustees and Chairperson of the Executive Committee. He graduated from the University of the Philippines School of Economics in 1968.
Prior to his appointment as a Trustee of the NPF and later as Chairperson, Mr. Generoso was previously the President of the AgriBusiness Rural Bank. He has also held crucial positions in several banking and finance organizations, such as the Vice President for Support Service and then for Account Management of the Philippine Postal Savings Bank, the First Vice President for Corporate Planning of BankWise, Inc., and was also a Vice President of the Landbank of the Philippines. One of his notable positions was as President and CEO of the People’s Credit and Finance Corporation.
Gertrudes “Gertie” M. Duran-Batocabe, assumed on 20 April 2021
Ms. Batocabe is currently the Executive Director of the Nayong Pilipino Foundation. She graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Broadcast Communication from the University of the Philippines, in Diliman. With her corporate and entrepreneur background, she envisions NPF as an efficiently managed GOCC that puts high employee retention rate as a priority key performance indicator.
After graduating from UP, Ms. Batocabe worked at the Embassy of Japan in the Philippines for five (5) years. She was assigned with the Japan Information and Culture Center which handles the Monbusho Scholarship Grant. This experience paved the way for her running a successful business of sending Interns abroad later on. Ms. Batocabe attributes her strong work ethic to her five-year career at MasterCard International where she was trained to effectively perform public relations, marketing, and high-level customer service roles. A Mompreneur progenitor, she left the corporate world in 2003 and became a full-time mother to her then growing two sons, while engaging in business enterprises on the side. While a Mompreneur, she was also actively supporting the programs of the Congressional Spouses Foundation, Inc. all throughout her late husband’s Congressional career.
Teresita M. Amansec, assumed on 15 July 2019
Having her own travel agency and a line of hotels and restaurants, Ms. Amansec is considered the hospitality services expert in the Board of Trustees. She is currently the Chairperson of the Audit and Risk Management Committee. She graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, majoring in Management and Accounting, from the University of the East.
Ms. Amansec has served as the President and CEO of Corinthians Travel and Tours, her own travel agency, since its inception in 1994 until the present. She has also been an instrumental part of several other business ventures in this industry, such as Casita de San Martin, a hostel and dormitory in Banawe, Quezon City; Hilik Hostel and Boutique in Makati City; and Cookbook Kitchen in Eastwood, Libis. She is a proud Superhost on the online lodging marketplace Airbnb. Additionally, she is also a veteran in public service, having previously worked as a Senior Clerk, then Executive Assistant, and then Budget Officer at the Department of Public Works and Highways from 1984 to 1992.
Bartolome “Barbie” L. Atienza, assumed on 4 June 2021
A renowned Public Relations and Human Resources Management professional, Mr. Atienza is a sought-after resource speaker, lecturer, and consultant in the Philippines and abroad. Mr. Atienza obtained his Masters Degree in Business Administration from the De LaSalle University and Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Colegio de San Juan de Letran.
He is currently the Head of External Affairs and Human Resources of Manila Bulletin, President of the United Print Media Group Philippines, and a Consultant to the Mayor of the City of Manila as a Representative Board Member of the Intramuros Administration and National Parks Development Committee. He is also a writer, broadcaster, and a socio-civic leader championing various advocacies and causes.
Atty. Judy A. Lardizabal, assumed on 25 May 2021
The Bar Examinations Topnotcher in 2008, Attorney Lardizabal was also the class valedictorian of the San Sebastian College of Law in 2008. She obtained her pre-law degree, BS in Social Work, at the University of the Philippines-Diliman, where she graduated cum laude.
Attorney Lardizabal joined the government service as training staff at the National Irrigation Administration while completing her Bachelor of Laws degree from 2004 to 2009. She later joined the Office of the Solicitor General as Associate Solicitor III in 2010 and the Government Service Insurance System as Litigation Lawyer in 2012. She is currently a private law practitioner and a professor of law at the Manila Adventist College, Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila, Polytechnic University of the Philippines, University of the East-Manila and San Sebastian College Recoletos. She is also a Bar Review and Mandatory Continuing Legal Education lecturer in Civil Law.
Atty. Edson Byron K. Sy, assumed on 11 November 2021
Atty. Edson Sy is one of the founding partners of Kua Sy & Yeung Law Offices (SKY Law). He graduated from the Ateneo de Manila University School of Law and was admitted to the Philippine Bar in 2014. Before entering law school, he finished his Bachelor of Science in Management, major in Legal Management, with minors in Chinese Studies and International Business from the same university in 2009.
Atty. Sy was a Senior Associate in Angara Abello Concepcion Regala & Cruz Law Offices (ACCRA Law) and served as the President of the Teehankee Center for the Rule of Law.
He specializes in general corporate work, foreign investments, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, antitrust, banking and finance, real estate, and renewable energy laws. He is also a licensed real estate broker and teaches at the Lyceum of the Philippines University – College of Law in Makati City.