Dr. George S.K. Ty is the current Group Chairman of GT Capital. He served as GT Capital’s Chairman of the Board since its inception in July 2007 until July 11, 2012. Dr. Ty is also the founder of Metropolitan Bank & Trust Company (MBT), a listed company, and served as its Chairman from 1975 until 2006 when he became Group Chairman of the Metrobank Group of Companies. Dr. Ty graduated from the University of Santo Tomas and received his Doctorate in Humanities, Honoris Causa from the same university. He is concurrently the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Metrobank Foundation, Inc. (MBFI) and of the Board of Directors of Toyota Motor Philippines Corporation (TMP).