On February 17, 2017, Mr. Alex P. Bangcola took his oath of office as Board Director of the Al-Amanah Islamic Investment Bank of the Philippines. His oath was administered by the Chairman of the Governance Commission for Government Owned or Controlled Corporations (GCG), Chairman Samuel G. Dagpin, Jr. at the GCG head office in Makati City.

He was earlier appointed as Board Director by President Rodrigo R. Duterte on January 31, 2017.

He has worked with several banks including United Coconut Planters Bank, where he received an award by former President Fidel V. Ramos for his contribution to the government’s dollar repatriation program as Head of International Remittance.

Director Bangcola is an accomplished bank manager with more than 20 years of professional work in finance, marketing, academe and energy development.

He has also held positions as Area Head – Europe for Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation, and as First Assistant Vice President for Asiatrust Development Bank.

Mr. Bangcola previously served as Advisor on Bangsamoro Affairs to the AAIIBP from 2012 to 2015.

He was also a professor at the MSU Iligan Institute of Technology and at the Ateneo de Davao University where he taught Marketing Management, Corporate Planning, Business Policy, and Management of Financial Institutions.

Mr. Bangcola graduated as cum laude from the Mindanao State University in AB Political Science. He also obtained his MBA degree from the Asian Institute of Management with a scholarship from Starr Foundation. .