Directors and Officers

Antonio A. Ver

Chairman, President & CEO, Energies PH
Chairman, Energies PH Holdings Pte Ltd
Chairman,  Energies Global Data
Chairman, Energies Global Endowment “Ideas for the World”

He holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of the Philippines, and completed a graduate program in financial engineering and alternative strategies for infrastructure development from the American University in Washington, D.C. He was Program Director for BOT Projects in the Department of Transportation and Communications from 1989 to 1995. He had oversight in telecommunications, civil aviation, traffic, ports, maritime, coast guard, light rail and urban mass transport systems until 1995, He was Independent Director, from June 17, 2009, to June 15, 2015, of the Philippine Electricity Market Corporation that manages the Wholesale Electricity Spot Market www.wesm.ph. He is Founder and first-elected President, and is incumbent Chairman of Asia Pacific Basin for Energy Strategies www.asiapacificbasin.org, an Energy and Economic Think-Tank, and an Organization in Special Consultative Status in the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) since 2014 www.un.org/en/ecosoc. He was Founder-Trustee, and first elected President of Energy Service Company Association of the Philippines (ESCOPHIL).

 

Christian Gold M. Calibo

Group Executive Vice President
CEO,  Energies Global Infra
President, San Bernardino Ocean Power Coporation

He is a Lawyer and CPA with significant experience in Energy Law, Corporate, and Commercial Law. He graduated from the University of the Philippines in 2006 and was admitted to the Philippine Bar in 2007. Prior to taking his law studies, he worked as an external auditor with Sycip Gorres Velayo & Company (now a member firm of Ernst and Young). Atty. Calibo brings to the team his wealth of experience in acquisitions, and privatization transactions involving major players in the Philippines electricity industry. He is taking his Master in Energy and Sustainability at the McCormick School of Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanson, IL, Class of 2024.

Peter M. Bantillan

Corporate Secretary

He is a Senior and Managing Partner in one of the country’s formidable law firms. His areas of practice are Aviation, Civil, Property, Family Laws, Data Privacy, Dispute Resolution, Litigation, Arbitration, Renewable Energy, Mining, and Environment. He graduated in 1991 from the University of the Philippines with a Bachelor of Laws and was admitted in 1992 in the Philippines Bar. He was Treasurer of Asia Pacific Basin for Energy Strategies.

 

Elmer B. Santos

Treasurer

He is a veteran lawyer in Corporate, Property and Energy. He achieved his Economics and Law degrees from the University of the Philippines. He was directly involved in major projects of two Philippines conglomerates and in two power plant development companies before joining Energies PH.

 

Steven V. Jaromay

General Counsel

He obtained a Bachelor of Arts, Cum Laude, and a Bachelor of Laws, from the University of the Philippines. He was an Outstanding Debater and is a member of the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society. He has extensive litigation practice, advocated, and handled numerous cases of national significance that reached the Supreme Court, and is competent in Corporate, Tax, IT, Immigration, Intellectual Property, Environment, Natural Resources, Mining, and Energy laws.

 

Hilarion G. San Diego

Chief Economist

Mr. San Diego earned his Economics degree from the University of the Philippines in 1980, and his MBM from the Asian Institute of Management in 1982 as a Scholar of the Central Bank of the Philippines, now Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (“the Bank”). Moreover, he was a recipient of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation and The Institute of International Partnership in 1978. He received a BSP Scholarship Grant to the UP Statistical Center and a Certificate in “Multivariate Techniques with Applications in Market Research” from the UP Statistical Center in 1987. He was a Merit Awardee of the Bank in 1988. He served as Statistician at the Bank’s Department of Economic Research from March 11,1980 to September 8,1993. He is a known expert in Multi-variate techniques, Econometrics and Finance. He authored “The Corporate Profit Performance Index” an unpublished paper presented to the IMF Resident Representative, Mr Chung Suk Cha,” at the Bank’s Department of Economic Research in 1987.

Nizer P. Rosales

Chief Operating Officer, Energies Global Data
Vice President for Corporate Affairs and Compliance, EnergiesPH

He is an experienced litigation and corporate lawyer for companies dealing with real property development, telecommunications, natural resources, and energy exploration and production. He served as Special Legal Counsel in the Philippines’ first satellite company in charge of management of extensive landholdings housing the Philippines’ first international satellite earth station. He was directly involved in the installation of military satellite communications with renewable energy in key areas of national interest. His role takes him in charge of Compliance, Land Acquisition, Data Privacy, Due Diligence, Intellectual Property Rights, Labor and Human Resources, Corporate Affairs and General Administration.

 

Anthony John B. Santos

Chief Operating Officer, Energies PH
COO, San Bernardino Ocean Power Corporation

He is an experienced litigation and corporate lawyer for companies dealing with real property development, telecommunications, natural resources, and energy exploration and production. He served as Special Legal Counsel in the Philippines’ first satellite company in charge of management of extensive landholdings housing the Philippines’ first international satellite earth station. He was directly involved in the installation of military satellite communications with renewable energy in key areas of national interest. His role takes him in charge of Compliance, Land Acquisition, Data Privacy, Due Diligence, Intellectual Property Rights, Labor and Human Resources, Corporate Affairs and General Administration.

 

Gerwin D. Rodriguez

Executive Director, Energies Global Endowment “Ideas of the World”

Immediately after receiving his bachelor’s degree in Metallurgical Engineering in the University of the Philippines Diliman, and placing fourth in the October 2015 Metallurgical Engineering Board Examination, he went straight into the academe with the Department of Mining, Materials and Metallurgical Engineering while pursuing Master of Science in Materials Science and Engineering also in UP Diliman. In 2016, he was granted the prestigious Erasmus Mundus scholarship to take up Integrated Masters in Bioengineering in the Universidade do Porto in Portugal. His research engagements mostly involved bioremediation and pollution control.
His dreams of becoming a doctor was soon realized when he entered the Ateneo School of Medicine and Public Health in 2017 with a dual degree conferred MD-MBA. He is now a practicing physician serving the rural areas of the Philippines. He remains active in humanitarian work and is a strong champion of improving health systems in the country. Antonio A. Ver, Energies Co-Chair and CEO said, “his Executive Directorship is vital for the successful implementation of Energies Global Endowment “Ideas for the World.”