Atty. Santiago F Dumlao Jr. is currently the Secretary General of the Association of Credit Rating Agencies in Asia (ACRAA), and is a credit rating agency regulatory specialist at the ADB’s Office of Regional Economic Integration.
He was President and Chief Executive Officer of the Philippines’ pioneer domestic credit rating agency, PhilRatings, until 2006, and continues to be Chairman of its rating committee, and a member of the Management Committee and of the Board of Directors.
From 1981 to 1998, he was Executive Vice President of Philippine Investment-Management Consultants (PHINMA), where he was General Manager of the PHINMA paper and packaging companies. He is a former President of the Financial Executives Institute of the Philippines and the Management Association of the Philippines.
He has a law degree, and obtained his MBA from Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration.