Joyce Baldueza-de Leon

  • Biography

    Joyce B. De Leon, 49 years old, Filipino, serves as Chief Risk Officer, Head of Sustainability, and First Vice President of GT Capital Holdings, Inc. She was appointed to the role on October 19, 2020. Ms. De Leon brings close to 17 years of solid risk management experience to the company, across various local and international financial institutions. Prior to GT Capital, she was the First Vice President and Head of Market and Liquidity Risk for BDO Unibank, Inc. and a member of its asset and liability committee. Previously, for close to a decade, she served as Senior Vice President and Head of Risk Management for Maybank ATR Kim Eng, building the Risk Management function from the ground up and engaging in the investment bank and stock brokerage’s management risk, credit and underwriting, management, and executive committees. Before this, she was the Country Head for Market Risk of Standard Chartered Bank, with purview of the bank’s risk reporting in Vietnam. For a time, she also served as Market Risk Manager for Philippine Savings Bank (PSBank), the thrift bank subsidiary of the Metrobank Group. Ms. De Leon is Head of Sustainability for GT Capital, and established a framework that embeds ESG in the business strategy, aligning with best practices by communicating and coordinating with Board, management, investors, shareholders, component companies, and employees to address sustainability issues. Ms. De Leon garnered her Master’s degree in International Business (MIB) at the University of Melbourne in Australia, her Master in Business Administration (MBA) degree, major in Finance, with distinction, and Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from De La Salle University. Ms. De Leon has received her climate risk management credential from a globally recognized certification from the Global Association for Risk Professionals (GARP) as a Sustainability and Climate Risk (SCR) professional. She is also an alumnus of the University of the Asia & Pacific (UA&P) Applied Sustainability Management in Asia Pacific (ASMAP) program.

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