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Aurelio Montinola III New WWF Board Chair

Top-ranked banker Aurelio ‘Gigi’ Montinola III stepped-up as the new Chair of the WWF-Philippines Board. Montinola is the former President and CEO of the Bank of the Philippine Islands and chairs numerous organizations, including the Far Eastern University. He graduated from the Ateneo de Manila University in 1973 and obtained a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the Harvard Business School in 1977.

Montinola was the first Filipino awardee of the highly-coveted Asian Banker’s Leadership Achievement award, regarded by bankers globally as the penultimate accolade for both the Asia-Pacific and Gulf regions. Montinola’s four decades of experience greatly enhances WWF’s ability to positive influence development and conservation in the Philippines.

Diversity is strength – and leaders of the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) have long been drawn from various sectors. Scientists, educators, businessmen and conservationists have all shared their unique expertise and leadership…

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