Francisco C. Sebastian


66, Filipino


Mr. Sebastian is concurrently the vice chairman of Metropolitan Bank & Trust Company and GT Capital Holdings, Inc.

He joined the Metrobank Group in 1997 as president of First Metro, a position he held for 13 years until 2011 when he became chairman.

Mr. Sebastian joined Ayala Investment and Development Corporation in 1975 and was seconded in Hong Kong where he worked as an investment banker in Ayala International Finance Limited and then Filinvest Finance (HK) Ltd. until 1984. He then started his own corporate and financial advisory firm based in Hong Kong, Integrated Financial Services Ltd., which he managed for 20 years until he returned to the Philippines to join the Metrobank Group in 1997.

Mr. Sebastian graduated Magna Cum Laude with an AB degree in Economics Honors from the Ateneo de Manila University in 1975.