Hans B. Sicat is the Country Manager and Head of Clients of ING Bank N.V. Manila, Philippines. He joined ING in August 2017 as Managing Director. He is also President of the Investment House Association of the Philippines.
A trained mathematician and economist, Mr. Sicat has been involved with the global capital market for about three decades. He was a member of the PSE Board of Directors from 2018-2019; he was also the Chairman of the Risk Management Committee of the Bankers Association of the Philippines, during the period he was a Board Director from March 2018 to March 2019. Mr. Sicat was the PSE CEO since 2011, making him the longest-serving CEO of the Exchange. He also served as PSE Chairman & Independent Director for about 18 months since 2009 while concurrently President and CEO of the Securities Clearing Corporation of the Philippines, a subsidiary of the PSE.
For over two decades, he was an investment banker with Citigroup and its predecessor firms (Salomon Brothers & Citicorp Securities) in various roles in New York, Hong Kong, and the Philippines.
Mr. Sicat finished his coursework for a PhD in Economics at the University of Pennsylvania, and earned his Master of Arts in Economics and Bachelor of Science in Mathematics at the University of the Philippines. He was conferred an Honorary Doctorate Degree in Business Administration by the Western University of Thailand.