Dante V. Liban
Director Liban was appointed to the DBP Board on 20 August 2021.
With an extensive record in public service, Director Liban served as City Councilor and Minority Leader of the Quezon City Government; Congressional Representative of the Second District of Quezon City in the 9th, 10th and 11th Congress; and was a former Director General of the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority.
He occupied key positions in local and international organizations including Deputy Secretary General of the Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (presently the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry), Executive Secretary of the Employers Confederation of the Philippines, and Administrative Director of the ASEAN Chamber of Commerce & Industry’s Working Group on Industrial Complementation.
Extending his policy-making expertise to the education sector, Director Liban served as Regent in the University of the Philippines System, Mindanao State University, Polytechnic University of the Philippines, Philippine Normal University, and as a Trustee of the Trinity University of Asia.
He holds a Doctorate in Organizational Development and Degrees in Law and Public Administration, among others, and has earned honorary doctorates in the field of Humanities, Law, Education, Public Administration, and Pedagogy. Director Liban likewise attended advanced leadership programs at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard Institute of International Development, the International Institute of Labor in Switzerland, and the Haggai Institute in Hawaii.