Jose B. Crisol, Jr. serves as First Vice President and Head of the Investor Relations and Corporate Communication Department of GT Capital. He was appointed to the position on July 26, 2012. Before joining the Corporation, he was the Assistant Vice President for Investor Relations of SM Investments Corporation (SM). Prior to working with SM, he was a Director at the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), heading its Trade and Industry Information Center. He also served for a time, on a concurrent basis, as Head of DTI’s Office of Operational Planning. His other past employment includes occupying various positions at The Philippine American Life Insurance Company and Merrill Lynch Philippines, Inc., among others. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the University of the Philippines in Diliman, and completed the Strategic Business Economics Program of the University of Asia and the Pacific. He finished his primary and secondary education at the Ateneo De Manila University.