FIRST ELECTED INDEPENDENT DIRECTOR: August 4, 2011
LAST RE-ELECTED INDEPENDENT DIRECTOR: June 1, 2018
Dr. Roman received her Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture atthe University of the Philippines Los Baños in 1972. She earned herMaster's Degree in Agribusiness Management in 1977 and her Doctorof Business Administration (DBA) degree in 1989 from the College ofBusiness Administration of the University of the Philippines Diliman.
BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND/ EXPERIENCE
Dr. Roman is the first woman president of the University of thePhilippines where she is now Professor Emeritus at the Cesar E.A.Virata School of Business. She has held various administrativepositions in UP - served as three-time Chancellor of the University's flagship campus - UP Diliman, Vice- President, Secretary of the Boardof Regents and finally its President. Dr. Roman was President when theUniversity celebrated its centennial at which time the university wenton an aggressive fundraising campaign raising more than P6 billion.
Dr. Roman also served as Chair of the Board of Trustees of theInternational Rice Research Institute, President of the UP Foundation,Chair of the Friends of UP in America Foundation, and Chair of the UPProvident Fund.
She sits on the boards of Smart Communications, Inc., DigitalTelecommunications Philippines, Inc., Redondo Peninsula Energy, andOne Meralco Foundation. She is also Chair of the Board of Advisers ofManila Tytana Colleges and a Member of the Board of Trustees ofAkademya Filipino.LISTED COMPANIES OF WHICH MS. ROMAN IS PRESENTLY A DIRECTOR