Mr. Lao, Filipino, 48, has been Senior Vice President of ALI and a member of the Management Committee of Ayala Land, Inc. since April 19, 2017. He is also the Group Head of ALI’s Estates Group and Central Land Acquisition Unit.
He is concurrently the President and director of Accendo Commercial Corp., ALI ETON Property Development Corporation, Altaraza Development Corporation, AKL Properties Inc., Amaia Southern Properties, Inc., Aurora Properties Incorporated, Aviana Development Corp., CECI Realty Inc., and Nuevocentro, Inc.; Chairman of the Board and President of Adauge Commercial Corporation and Bonifacio Global City Estate Association Inc.; Chairman of the Board of Alagang Ayala Land Foundation Inc., Altaraza Prime Realty Corporation, Amicassa Process Solutions, Inc., Amorsedia Development Corporation, Arca South Integrated Terminal, Inc., AyalaLand Estates, Inc., Buendia Landholdings, Inc., Crans Montana Property Holdings Corporation, Crimson Field Enterprises, Inc., HLC Development Corporation, Red Creek Properties, Incorporated, and Lagdigan Land Corporation; Vice Chairman and President of Vesta Property Holdings, Inc.; Director and Executive Vice President of Fort Bonifacio Development Corporation; and, Director of Alveo-Federal Land Communities Inc., Alveo Land Corp., Amaia Land Corp., Avida Land Corp., Ayala Greenfield Development Corporation, Ayala Land International Sales, Inc., AyalaLand Premier, Inc., Ayala Property Management Corporation, Bellavita Land Corp., Berkshires Holdings, Inc., Cagayan de Oro Gateway Corp., Columbus Holdings Inc., Emerging City Holdings, Inc., Portico Land Corp., Serendra, Inc., Solinea, Inc., and Soltea Commercial Corp.
Prior to joining ALI, he served as a Senior Process Engineer of Fujitsu Computer Products Corporation of the Philippines and Lead Process Engineer of PT. Quantum Electronics in Indonesia. He studied at the University of Santo Tomas and graduated cum laude in Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering in 1995. He completed his Master’s in Business Management degree in 2001 from the Asian Institute of Management and attended the International Student Exchange Program from University of Cologne in Germany.