Jaime C. Laya

Jaime C. Laya

Filipino, 75, has served as an Independent Director of Manila Water since April 2014. He holds the following positions in these listed companies: Independent Director of Ayala Land Inc., GMA Network and GMA Holdings, Inc.; Chairman and President of Philippine Trust Company (Philtrust Bank). He is also: Director of Philippine AXA Life Insurance Co., Inc., Cultural Center of the Philippines, St. Paul’s University – Quezon City, Ayala Foundation, Inc., Fundacion Santiago, Yuchengco Museum, CIBI Foundation, Inc., Escuela Taller de Filipinas Foundation, Inc. and Manila Polo Club. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting from the University of the Philippines, Masters Degree in Industrial Management from Georgia Institute of Technology, and Ph.D. in Financial Management from Stanford University. He is a certified public accountant.


Sherisa P. Nuesa

Sherisa P. Nuesa

Filipino, 61, has served as an Independent Director of Manila Water since April 2013. She currently holds the following positions: President of ALFM Mutual Funds Group, Board Adviser of Metro Retail Stores Group, and Consultant of VICSAL Development Corporation and Director of Far Eastern University. She also serves as a Director for the following non-listed companies: Generika Group (Actimed, Erikagen, Pharmagen, Novelis), East Asia Computer Center Inc./East Asia Educational Foundation, Integrity Initiative Inc., FINEX Foundation, Institute of Corporate Directors, FEU Health and Retirement Fund and Judicial Reform Initiative (JRI). She was awarded the ING-FINEX Chief Finance Officer of the Year for 2008. She holds a degree in Commerce (Summa Cum Laude) from Far Eastern University and an MBA from Ateneo-Regis Graduate School of Business, and completed the Advanced Management Program from the Harvard Business School. She is a certified public accountant.


Oscar S. Reyes

Oscar S. Reyes

Filipino, 69, has served as an Independent Director of Manila Water since February 2005. Of the other listed companies of the Ayala Group, he serves as the director of Bank of the Philippine Islands. He holds the following positions in other listed companies: President and CEO of Manila Electric Company; President of Meralco PowerGen Corporation; Chairman of MIESCOR, CIS Bayad Center, MEI, Redondo Peninsula Energy, Inc., PacificLight Pte., Ltd. and MRail, Inc.; Member of the Advisory Board of the Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company. He is also the Director of Pepsi Cola Products (Philippines), Inc., Basic Energy Corporation, Cosco Capital, Inc.,  PLDT Communications & Energy Ventures, Inc., Sun Life Financial Plans, Inc., Grepalife Fixed Income Fund Corporation, Petrolift, Inc., Eramen Minerals Inc., Meralco PowerGen Corporation, Meralco Industrial Engineering Services Corporation (MIESCOR), CIS Bayad Center, Meralco Energy, Inc. (MEI), Redondo Peninsula Energy, Inc., PacificLight Pte. Ltd., MRail, Inc., Republic Surety & Insurance Corporation, Calamba Aero Power Corporation and Clark Electric Development Corporation. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics (Cum Laude) from Ateneo de Manila University and did post-graduate studies from Ateneo Graduate School of Business, Waterloo Lutheran University, and Harvard Business School.


Solomon M. Hermosura

Solomon M. Hermosura

Filipino, 53, has served as the Corporate Secretary of Manila Water  since April 3, 2006. He is: Group Head of Corporate Governance, General Counsel, Compliance Officer, and the Corporate Secretary of Ayala Corporation; Group General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Ayala Land, Inc.; Corporate Secretary of Globe Telecom, Inc., Integrated Micro-Electronics, Inc., and Ayala Foundation, Inc. He is also: CEO of Ayala Group Legal and a Director in a number of companies in the Ayala group. He holds a Bachelor of Law  degree (Valedictorian) from San Beda College of Law and placed third in the 1986 Bar Examinations.