Filipino, served as President of Visayas Renewables Corporation (formerly Bronzeoak Philippines Inc.), a pioneering Renewable Energy development company in the Philippines, which he founded in 2003.
In 2008, San Carlos Bioenergy, an integrated sugar, ethanol and power cogeneration facility developed by Bronzeoak with Mr. Zabaleta as Project Director, was the first green field biomass plant to have been completed in the Philippines. In 2013, he led the successful development of two new projects, a 20MW biomass power plant and a 22MW solar farm, each of which are the first of their kind in the country. San Carlos BioPower, now in construction, will be operational within the next 18 months, while San Carlos Solar Energy was inaugurated by President Benigno Aquino on May 15, 2014.
Mr. Zabaleta is concurrently the President of San Carlos Solar Energy, Inc., the first utility scale solar company in the country. Today, with over ten years of renewable energy experience behind him, Mr. Zabaleta is leading the development of five additional renewable energy projects to serve the needs of rural electricity markets and help meet the country's energy independence and environmental objectives. Prior to launching Bronzeoak, he trained with Citibank in Manila and Jardine Pacific in Hong Kong, and spent several years as a business strategy and development consultant in the UK. He has a BS Management Honors degree from the Ateneo de Manila University and a Masters in Business Administration from Duke University in the US.
Filipino, was the former President and CEO of North Luzon Renewable Energy Corporation and former Head of the Retail Electricity Supply group of AC Energy, Inc.
Prior to joining AC Energy, Inc., Mr. de Jesus held the positions of Chief Legal and Compliance Officer and then Chief Operating Officer of North Luzon Renewable Energy Corporation. Before this, he practiced law in the law firms of Romulo Mabanta Buenaventura Sayoc & delos Angeles where he specialized in corporate banking and finance and Puyat Jacinto & Santos where he specialized in energy law and special projects.
He has Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degrees in Philosophy from the Ateneo de Manila University, where he was an instructor for ten years. He also has a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of the Philippines where he graduated cum laude, receiving awards, among others, for being Chair of the Philippine Law Journal and Most Outstanding Law Intern.
Filipino, joined Ayala’s Energy and Infrastructure Group in 2016 after spending 28 years with Ayala Land, Inc, the publicly listed real estate vehicle of Ayala Corporation, where she previously held the positions of Head of ALI Capital Corp., Head of Business Development and Strategic Planning of the Commercial Business Group, Head of Asset Management Group of Shopping Centers, Head of Control and Analysis, Head of Investor Relations as well as Chief Financial Officer of Residential Buildings, Office Buildings and Shopping Centers groups.
Prior to joining Ayala Land, Ms. Dizon was connected with SGV & Co for three years as a senior auditor. She is a CPA and graduated with a degree in Accountancy from the University of Santo Tomas, graduating cum laude. She completed the academic units for a Masters degree in Business Administration from De la Salle University Graduate School of Business, and attended an Executive Management Program from the Wharton University of Pennsylvania.
Filipino, was a Director and member of AG Counselors Corporation’s Management Committee from January 2014 to July 2017. He is also the Assistant Corporate Secretary of publicly listed company Ayala Corporation, the Assistant Corporate Secretary of AC Energy, Inc. and the Corporate Secretary of various AC Energy subsidiaries and affiliates.
Prior to joining Ayala, he was an associate at SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan. He received his undergraduate degree in Political Science from the University of the Philippines, Diliman, graduating magna cum laude. He then completed his Bachelor of Laws Degree in the College of Law of the University of the Philippines, Diliman, ranked sixth in the graduating class of 2003. He is a member in good standing of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines.
Filipino, Managing Director and member of the Management Committee of Ayala Corporation since 2009. He is President and Chief Executive Officer of AC Energy, Inc.
In his previous role as Head of Ayala’s Corporate Strategy and Development group, Mr. Francia led Ayala’s entry into the energy and transport infrastructure sectors in 2011. Under his leadership, Ayala invested in over 1,000MW of attributable capacity in the energy sector, and secured over $1bn worth of PPP projects in the transport infrastructure space.
Mr. Francia is a member of the Board of Directors of the following companies within the Ayala Group: Purefoods International Limited, AC Education, Inc., AC College of Enterprise and Technology, Inc., AC Ventures Holding Corp., Ayala Aviation Corporation, Zapfam, Inc., Northwind Power Development Corporation, North Luzon Renewable Energy Corporation, Light Rail Manila Corporation, AC Infrastructure Holdings Corporation, MCX Tollway, Inc., and other various companies.
Prior to joining Ayala, Mr. Francia was a senior consultant and member of the management team of Monitor Group, a strategy consulting firm based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. Prior to consulting, he spent a few years in the field of academe and media.
Mr. Francia received his undergraduate degree in Humanities and Political Economy from the University of Asia & the Pacific, graduating magna cum laude. He then completed his Masters Degree in Management Studies at the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom, graduating with First Class Honors.
Luxembourger, joined Ayala Corporation in May 2010 as an advisor to the Strategy and Business Development team. Mr. Clausse was a founding member of the AC Energy management in 2011 where he led the business development and operations teams. Currently, he is heading AC Energy’s International business focusing on South East Asia and Australia. Mr. Clausse is a member of the Board of Directors/ Management & Advisory Committee of the following companies: Salak and Darajat Geothermal Plant, PT UPC Sidrap Bayu Energi, UPC\AC Renewables Australia, BIM\AC Renewables and AMI\AC Renewables.
Prior to joining Ayala, Mr. Clausse was a management consultant with McKinsey & Company in London as well as with Marakon Associates (part of Charles River Associates). He received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Manufacturing Engineering from Cambridge University (UK). Mr. Clausse also holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Harvard Business School where he graduated with high distinction as Baker Scholar.