Carmelita Puno is the Executive Director with focus on Banking and Finance (Insurance Companies, Investment Houses, Accounting Firms, Asset Management, Private Equity and Multilaterals). She has delivered senior and board level searches for clients in the Philippines, Vietnam, India, and Indonesia. She handles conglomerates with businesses in Energy, Infrastructure, Retail, Property and Hospitality.
Prior to joining the firm, Carmelita spent 21 years of her career with JP Morgan Chase Philippines. As Vice President for Treasury Services, she was the Senior Relationship Manager handling financial institutions, covering various products like Cash Management, Treasury, International Payments, Trade and Remittances, Electronic Banking, Asset Management and Trust, Global Custody among others. She laid the framework for the KYC process to be instituted for the bank’s FI clients and also managed the OBU Customer Service Unit operations.
Carmelita has participated in strategic training programs and conferences held around Asia, Europe, and North America and is a graduate of the Advanced Management Program of the IESE Business School in Barcelona, Spain. She graduated from Ateneo de Manila University with a degree in BS Business Management.