Atty. Rosario Carmela Gonzalez-Austria
Corporate Governance Manager
Atty. Rosario Carmela B. Gonzalez-Austria is the Corporate Governance Manager of Ayala Corporation. In her role, she ensures that the culture, spirit and appreciation of corporate governance is intrinsic in how Ayala does its business. This mandate extends to working closely with the other companies in the Ayala Group, industry experts, locally and abroad, the government, and other relevant stakeholders in ensuring that Ayala Corporation and its subsidiaries maintain or exceed global standards.
Previously, she was with the Securities and Exchange Commission where she led the corporate governance initiatives of the Commission, including drafting the Philippine Corporate Governance Blueprint, the Code of Corporate Governance for Publicly-Listed Companies and the Sustainability Reporting Guidelines for Publicly-Listed Companies.
Atty. Austria is a Juris Doctor from Ateneo de Manila University (2008) and has received her Master’s Degree in Public Policy from Japan’s National Graduate Research Institute for Policy Studies (2013) as a recipient of the Japan-IMF Scholarship Program for Asia (JISPA). She is also a Graduate Member of the Institute of Corporate Directors.