A leading businessman and corporate philanthropist, Ricardo S. Pascua left active employment at a youthful age of 53. He currently chairs, or sits as board director of several organizations such as Facilities and Property Management Technologies, Inc.; Happy Communications, Inc. and Caelum Developers, Inc. (Chairman of the Board); Phoenix Land, Inc. (Chairman of the Executive Committee ); Costa de Madera Corporation, Central Luzon Doctors’ Hospital; Phoenix Petroleum Philippines, Inc.; JP Latex Technology, Inc. and Latex Holdings, Inc. (Director); Central Country Estate, Inc. (Adviser to the Board of Directors). He is also active with Bishops-Businessmen’s Conference, the Clean and Green Foundation, Bukas-Loob sa Diyos Catholic Charismatic Community, as well as a few business starts-ups in food, property development, facilities management and technology.
Pascua was the Vice Chairman/President and Chief Executive Officer of Metro Pacific Corporation from January 1993 to December 2001. He served as Vice Chairman/President and Chief Executive Officer of Fort Bonifacio Development Corporation from 1995 to 2001. Pascua was an Executive Director of First Pacific Company Limited from February 1982 to December 2001.
He has chaired, or sat as board director of, several civic organizations including the AIM Scientific Research Foundation, the Philippine Business for Social Progress, the Bishops-Businessmen’s Conference, the Environmental Science for Social Change, and the Clean and Green Foundation, as well as a few business starts-ups in food, property development, facilities management and technology. An active member of Bukas-Loob sa Diyos Catholic Charismatic Community, he also acts as an independent director of various listed and non-listed corporations.
Pascua graduated with the degree of Bachelor of Arts in Economics (Cum Laude) at Ateneo de Manila University and earned his Master of Business Management at Asian Institute of Management in 1971. He was bestowed the AIM Alumni Achievement award in 1993.