Francisco C. Sebastian, 68 years old, Filipino, was re-elected as Chairman of GT Capital Holdings, Inc. in May 2022. Prior to assuming this post, he was co-Vice Chairman of GT Capital since May 2016. He joined the Metrobank Group in 1997 as president of the investment banking arm of the Metrobank Group, First Metro Investment Corporation, a position that he held for 13 years, and as chairman for another 12 years. He continues to serve as First Metro’s senior adviser today. Mr. Sebastian concurrently serves as Vice Chairman of Metrobank since 2006. He is also a director of Metro Pacific Investments Corporation (MPIC), and Federal Land, Inc. Mr. Sebastian started his financial career when he was seconded by Ayala Investment and Development Corporation to Hong Kong in 1975 in Ayala International Finance Limited and subsequently Filinvest Finance (HK) Ltd. until 1984. He then started his own corporate and financial advisory firm, Integrated Financial Services Ltd. (HK), which he owned and managed until his return to the Philippines to join the Metrobank Group in 1997. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Economics (Honors) from the Ateneo de Manila University and graduated Magna Cum Laude in 1975.