OUR PHILIPPINE AND INTERNATIONAL TEAM

Carlos “Chuck” de Castro Jr.

Chief Investment Officer (CIO) / Special Markets Development Director /Philippine and South Asia Operations

Mr. de Castro is the Chief Investment Officer (CIO) of P/E Capital Investment Management Partners and focuses on Business Development Programs, Trading Operations, Investment Research and Strategies for the firm’s international markets serviced through Interactive Brokers Securities LLC. With a Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance from De La Salle University in Manila and a Masters Degree in Business Management from the Asian Institute of Management, also in Manila, Chuck was previously the Chief Investment Strategist and Managing Editor of two long running financial newsletters with global circulation for 18 years. An avid golfer and traveler (covered several countries to run due diligence activities for the publication), Chuck supports the program of the World Surgical Foundation and advocates Philippine Securities investing being an investor himself for the past 25 years. Born in the Philippines, Chuck is very fluent in English and Tagalog.

Oliver "Olie" Gerard B. Liggayu

Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) / Business Development Group /

Philippine Operations

Mr. Liggayu is the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) of P/E Capital Investment Management Partners and leads the Philippine Business Development Group. With a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from De La Salle University, Olie has a 26 years professional experience in the Equities and Investment market being a Certified Securities Salesperson of the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE). With more than two decades of securities exposure, Olie has a deep understanding on fundamentals and technical analysis of Equities, Structured Products and Futures. Born in the Philippines and fluent in English and Tagalog,  Olie supports the advocacies that P/E Capital Investments’ champion specially those geared towards the upliftment of the marginalized sector.

Christina Victoria “ Reina” S. Bakunawa

International Associate / Special Markets Development Officer / Lead Trader / Global Operations

Ms. Bakunawa is an International Associate of P/E Capital Investment Management Partners and focuses on Business Development Programs of the firm in The Philippines through Interactive Brokers Securities LLC and leads the Philippine Trading Desk Operations. With a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, Reina started her career as a customer service agent with Stellar Philippines, Inc. from 2011 to 2018. An advocate of altruistic healthcare programs, Reina serves as World Surgical Foundation Philippines Inc’s. financial custodian and record keeper. An avid swimmer, Ms. Bakunawa is a swimming instructor and former member of her school’s swimming team. Living in the Philippines, Reina is very fluent in English, Tagalog and conversant in Waray.

Maria Lurdez “Lulu” B. Solis

International Associate / Special Markets Development Officer / Lead Trader 

Philippine Operations

Ms. Solis is an International Associate of P/E Capital Investment Management Partners and focuses on Business Development Programs of the firm in The Philippines through Interactive Brokers Securities LLC. Lulu also helps out in running the Philippine Trading Desk Operations in Manila. With a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting technology from Far Eastern University, she started her career as a Tax Analyst with Ernst & Young GDS (CS) Philippines. A critical thinker and fast learner, Ms. Solis was a member of the National Federation of the Junior Philippine Institute of Accountants. With a passion to help the needy, Lulu advocates and volunteers for the World Surgical Foundation.

Kristel Joy M. Rance

International Associate / Special Markets Development Officer / Lead Trader 

Philippine Operations

Ms. Rance is an International Associate of P/E Capital Investment Management Partners and is the lead trader for Interactive Brokers Business Services. With a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electronics and Communications Engineering and graduated Cum Laude, Kristel is a specialist in security systems solutions and was a former Systems Engineer at Nexus Technologies Inc. prior to joining the firm. A dog lover, Ms. Rance supports the P/E Capital Investments’ advocacy in the Philippines.

Maria Kriselle "Kri" R. Catacutan

International Associate / Special Markets Development Officer / Lead Trader / Global Operations

Ms. Catacutan is an International Associate of P/E Capital Investment Management Partners and leads the Client Relations Group of the firm. With more than 10 years of experience in the business process outsourcing industry, Kri had the opportunity to serve in various functions of customer services management. Prior to joining the firm, she led the operations team of Probe Group Philippines as its Senior Operations Manager. Kri earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing and supports the altruistic health care advocacy programs of P/E Capital Investments specially the World Surgical Foundation. Living in the Philippines, Kri is very fluent in English and Tagalog.