Soraya F. Adiong
Senior Vice President
Atty. Soraya F. Adiong is the current Head of the Strategic Planning Group of the Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP).
Prior to this role she served as DBP’s Chief Legal Counsel and Head of the Legal Services Group where previously, she was a Litigation Lawyer and Head of its Legal Management and Collateral Services. She also served as the Bank’s Chief Compliance Officer from 2016 to 2019.
Before joining DBP, Atty Adiong had gained banking experience at the Legal Group of the Philippine National Bank. She initially served as Executive Assistant of the Chief Legal Counsel and moved later to its Branch Lawyers Litigation Division. She had also worked as Associate in the Feria Feria Lao Tantoco Law Offices, and Law Firm of Go and Castro. She also had prior stint at the House of Representatives as a Political Affairs Officer.
Atty. Adiong received her law degree from the San Beda College in Mendiola, Manila, and degree in Bachelor of Arts Major in Political Science from the University of the Philippines in Diliman, Quezon City. She passed the 1999 Bar Examinations with a rating of 85.15%. She holds a Certificate in Strategic Compliance in the Banking Industry given by the De La Salle-Center for Professional Development in Business. She also completed the Leaders in Development course in Harvard Kennedy School.