Edwin R. Bautista
DLSU BS Mechanical Engineering 1981
DLSAA Lasallian Achievement Awardee
for his steadfast commitment to the banking public, ensuring their ultimate protection and unconditional satisfaction by excellently executing the digital transformation of his business operations
Back in his university days, Bautista was the captain of the DLSU Debating Team in 1981 and won as National Champion. He also won the Brother Gabriel Connon Award as Most Outstanding Graduate and the Gold Medal for Best Thesis. Bautista worked as Faculty at College of Engineering in DLSU and director of the Placement Office. Bautista won the Best Banking CEO award for 2018 given by the European Global Banking and Finance Awards. He was also the Best Banking CEO of the Year in Asia which was given by International Banker. To further enrich his deep knowledge of the finance sector, Bautista attended the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School in 2011. Today, he is the President, CEO and Director for UnionBank of the Philippines. Bautista also serves as Director for Aboitiz Equity Ventures, Chairman of the Board for CitySavings Bank, Director for Bancnet, and Director for the Banker’s Association of the Philippines (BAP).