Francisco C. Sebastian was elected as one of the Corporation’s Vice Chairmen in May 2016. Prior to assuming this post, he was Chairman of GT Capital since June 2014. He has been a member of the Board of Directors of GT Capital since 2014. He joined Metrobank Group in 1997 when he was appointed as President of FMIC, a post he held for 14 years until he became its Chairman in 2011. He also currently serves as a director of listed companies Metro Pacific Investments Corporation (MPIC) and MBT, as well as Fed Land and Property Company of Friends, Inc. (PCFI), subsidiaries of the Corporation. He worked in Hong Kong for 20 years from 1977, initially as an investment banker in Ayala International Finance Limited and Filinvest Finance (HK), Ltd. from 1984, until he joined the Metrobank Group, he owned and managed his own business services and financial advisory firm in Hong Kong. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Economics (Honors) from the Ateneo de Manila University and graduated Magna Cum Laude in 1975.