Robert S. Lao

Mr. Lao, Filipino, 50, is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company since August 2, 2023. He is Senior Vice President of ALI and a member of its Management Committee since April 19, 2017. He is also the Group Head of Ayala Land’s Estates and Central Land Acquisition Unit, and President of Quantum Electronics in Indonesia.

He is concurrently the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Southcrest Hotel Ventures, Inc. and Northgate Hotel Ventures, Inc.; President and director of ALI ETON Property Development Corporation, Altaraza Development Corporation, Aurora Properties Incorporated, Aviana Development Corp., CECI Realty Inc., and Nuevocentro, Inc.; Chairman of the Board and President Bonifacio Global City Estate Association Inc.; Chairman of the Board of Adauge Commercial Corporation, A-Flow Land I Corp., A-Flow Properties I Corp., Alagang Ayala Land Foundation Inc., Altaraza Prime Realty Corporation, Amorsedia Development Corporation, Arca South Integrated Terminal, Inc., Ayalaland Medical Facilities Leasing, Inc., Buendia Landholdings, Inc., Crans Montana Property Holdings Corporation, Crimson Field Enterprises, Inc., HLC Development Corporation, Red Creek Properties, Incorporated, Lagdigan Land Corporation, Sicogon Island Tourism and Estate Corp., Taft Punta Engaño Property, Inc., and Whiteknight Holdings Inc.; Vice Chairman and President of Vesta Property Holdings, Inc.; Director and Executive Vice President of Fort Bonifacio Development Corporation; and, Director of Accendo Commercial Corp., Alveo Land Corp., Avida Land Corp., AyalaLand Estates, Inc., Ayala Greenfield Development Corporation, Ayala Property Management Corporation, Cagayan de Oro Gateway Corp., Orion Land, Inc., Orion Property Development, Inc., Serendra, Inc., and Soltea Commercial Corp.

Prior to joining Ayala Land, Inc., he served as a Senior Process Engineer of Fujitsu Computer Products Corporation of the Philippines (FCPP) and Lead Process Engineer of PT. Quantum Electronics in Indonesia.

He studied at the University of Santo Tomas (UST) and graduated cum laude in Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering in 1995. He completed his Masters in Business Management (MBM) degree in 2001 from the Asian Institute of Management (AIM) and attended the International Student Exchange Program from University of Cologne in Germany.