Dir. Buenaventura is currently the President of the Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP). Prior to his stint in the DBP, he was senior executive vice president and chief operating officer of the Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI), where he also held key positions as head of its corporate banking and operations group. He also served as president of Prudential Bank, and was a former executive vice president of Citytrust Banking Corporation and vice president of Citibank, N.A.

Director Buenaventura earned his Bachelor of Arts in Economics degree from the University of San Francisco. He has a Master of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Wisconsin.