Emmeline C. David
Atty. Emmeline C. David joined the DBP Board of Directors on January 18, 2023.
A lawyer by profession, Director David started her legal career as an associate at the Picazo, Buyco, Tan, Fider and Santos Law Office. She lent her expertise to several government agencies including the House of Representatives, through the Office of Representative Peter John Calderon, during the 17th, 18th and 19th Congress and the Office of the Mayor of the Municipality of Samboan, Cebu. She likewise served as a Political Affairs Officer under the Office of Congressman Emerito S. Calderon Sr. for several years.
Director David continuously sharpens her leadership skills in both the public and private spheres. She currently sits as the President of both the Avatar Realty Corporation and the Neufort Development Corporation. She has also been active in community development in her capacity as Program Director for Sustainable Development of the St. Jude Samboan Foundation in Cebu, assisting in the conceptualization and implementation of various educational, livelihood, cultural and religious development projects as well as medical and legal assistance. Among the notable efforts of the Foundation were livelihood projects, in partnership with the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority and the International Labor Organization, for victims of Super Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) in 16 municipalities of Cebu, and relief assistance to families affected by Typhoon Odette in Samboan and other communities in the 7th District of Cebu.
Director David obtained her Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management from the University of the Philippines Cebu and her Juris Doctor from the Ateneo de Manila Law School. She is also a Career Executive Service Officer.