Pru Life UK Executive Committee

Meet the leaders who drive the success of our business.

Antonio de Rosas

Antonio "Jumbing" G. De Rosas
President and Chief Executive Officer

Antonio “Jumbing” De Rosas graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of San Francisco with a degree in Business Administration, major in Accounting. He also holds a Master’s degree in Business Economics from the University of Asia and the Pacific.

Mr. De Rosas’ extensive experience in business and finance began in the banking sector abroad, in his early years, and later, for some of the country’s top insurance companies where his previous roles includes being Senior Vice President and Chief Finance Officer and Head of Information Technology for the Philippine and Hong Kong operations. He is a member of both the American and Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and is a Certified Information Systems Auditor.

Mr. De Rosas is a martial arts expert, with the rank of karate black-belt, 4th dan. He is a skilled athlete who continues to be involved in long-distance swimming and running.

Divine Furagganan

Maria Divina H. Furagganan
Executive Vice President and Chief Agency Officer

Maria Divina “Divine” Heres-Furagganan joined Pru Life UK in 2010 as Sales Director and has since led sales branches/agencies in becoming significant contributors to the Company’s sales performance and expanding business. She currently serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Agency Officer, tasked to direct the Company’s entire Agency force.

Ms. Furagganan has over 25 years of experience in sales, holding key roles in a number of insurance companies including Philippine AXA Life Insurance Corporation, Manufacturer’s Life Insurance Corporation, and John Hancock Life Insurance Corporation. She graduated Cum Laude from the Mapua Institute of Technology with a Bachelor’s degree in Management and Industrial Engineering.

Michael Mabalay

Michael R. Mabalay
Executive Vice President and Chief Transformation Officer

Michael Mabalay joined the Life Operations Division of Pru Life UK in 2000 where he established the Business Retention Department and led the team responsible for the development of backroom support services for VUL insurance products. He moved on to become Vice President for Corporate Project Management in 2010 and set-up a robust framework for managing the Company's significant initiatives. From November 2012 to June 2013, he was appointed by Prudential Corporation Asia (PCA) as Senior Vice President and Project Director of the Integration Management Office of Prudential Thailand where he successfully managed the simultaneous acquisition of a life insurance company and implementation of a bancassurance partnership in Thailand.

Mr. Mabalay currently serves as the Executive Vice President and Chief Transformation Officer of Pru Life UK. He holds a degree in Bachelor of Science, Major in Management from the Ateneo de Manila University.

Manny Nera

Manuel T. Nera, Jr.
Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Manuel "Manny" Nera holds a degree in Bachelor of Science in Electronics and Communication Engineering (BS ECE) from Don Bosco Technical College. He was a member of the Project Management Institute and was a Certified Project Management Professional.

Mr. Nera brings with him two decades of Information Technology experience, starting with PLDT, the biggest telecommunications company. He assumed various roles with two other life insurance companies, Sun Life Financial Shared IT Services as its Regional IT Manager and Generali Pilipinas as its Chief Information Officer.

In 2010, he joined Pru Life UK as Vice President for Information Technology and ascended to the role of Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer in 2011.

Francis Ortega

Francis P. Ortega
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Ortega is currently Pru Life UK’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. He joined the company as Head of Pricing and Product Development in 2007, and led the development of its long line of innovative and profitable products. He has also helped manage the agency compensation structure and set up the distribution agreement for several bank partners. In 2011, he ascended to the role of Chief Actuary and oversaw all areas of the actuarial function which covers Financial Reporting and Valuation, Experience Studies and Monitoring, Risk Management, and Product Development.

Mr. Ortega is a Fellow of the Actuarial Society of the Philippines and the Life Office Management Institute and has more than 15 years’ experience in the life insurance industry. He began his career with a large multinational life insurance company and has served in various actuarial roles prior to joining PRU. He graduated Cum Laude from the University of Santo Tomas with a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, major in Actuarial Science.

Rey Revoltar

Rey Antonio M. Revoltar
Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer

Rey Revoltar has been with Pru Life UK since 1999 where he began his Prudential career as a Human Resources Manager. From January 2004 to April 2006, Mr. Revoltar was part of the Prudential Corporation Asia Regional Office in Hong Kong where he was HR Manager and subsequently Regional Training and Development Manager in the PRUuniversity Team. He moved back to Pru Life UK as Senior Manager for Training and Development before he moved up and assumed the post of Assistant Vice President for HR.

In 2008, Mr. Revoltar joined the Company's Executive Committee when he became Vice President for Human Resources. Before joining Pru Life UK, he has done significant work for another life company and a well-known leisure park. Mr. Revoltar is a graduate of the Ateneo de Manila University where he took up Management Economics.

Allan Tumbaga

Allan M. Tumbaga
Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer

Allan Tumbaga has experience in both local and international banking, particularly in corporate communications, product management and brand management.

Prior to joining Pru Life UK, Mr. Tumbaga was with EastWest Bank where he was the Vice President and Head of Bank Marketing and Corporate Communications. He also held key leadership positions as Marketing Head for AIG PhilAm Bank, Marketing Division Head of RCBC, Country Marketing Manager of Bank of America Savings Bank, and Marketing and Public Relations Group Head of Asiatrust Development Bank. He started his banking career with Citibank.

Mr. Tumbaga graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics from De La Salle University and completed his Master's degree in Business Management from the Asian Institute of Management. He is the author of a handbook on products and services published by the Bankers Association of the Philippines.

Emeren Vallente

Ma. Emeren V. Vallente
Senior Vice President and Chief Legal and Government Relations Officer

Ma. Emeren V. Vallente currently serves as the Senior Vice President and Chief Legal and Government Relations Officer of Pru Life UK and a director of Pru Life UK Investments. She has been with the Company since 2010. Prior to working with Pru Life UK, she was Country Lead Lawyer and Corporate Secretary of a multinational insurance corporation where she authored the Regional Board Standards adopted and used by all of the corporation's affiliates within the region.

Atty. Vallente has been sharing her expertise in legal matters with the life insurance industry since 1997. She also has extensive experience in both corporate governance and compliance and has successfully completed with Distinction the One-Year Course on Trust Operations and Investment Management conducted by the Trust Institute Foundation of the Philippines, the Neville-Clarke International Training Course for Internal Quality Auditor, and the Basic Management Program of the Asian Institute of Management. She obtained her Juris Doctor degree from the Ateneo de Manila University.

Aside from other Management, we’re also waiting for confirmation on additional members of the board including Sir Allan.

Rina Velasquez

Rina A. Velasquez
Senior Vice President and Chief Risk Officer

Rina has over 20 years of experience working in multinational life insurance companies serving as an actuary for product development and pricing, valuation, financial reporting and experience studies, and corporate planning. Prior to joining Pru Life UK, she was Senior Pricing Actuary at AIA Philamlife, Valuation Actuary at Manulife Philippines, and Chief Actuary at FWD Philippines. She joined Pru Life UK in 2018 as Vice President for Operational and Enterprise Risk Management and was appointed in 2019 as Senior Vice President & Chief Risk Officer.  

Rina is a Fellow of the Actuarial Society of the Philippines and the Life Office Management Institute. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Statistics from the University of the Philippines - Diliman.

Pru Life UK Investments

A Pru Life UK subsidiary that offers a selection of investment funds. 

Lee Longa

Lee C. Longa
Director

Mr. Longa is a Certified Public Accountant with a wealth of experience in various Finance and Audit functions. He started his career with Joaquin Cunanan & Co./Pricewaterhouse Coopers where he was the Assurance and Business Services Advisory Manager.

His experience in insurance commenced when he joined Nippon Life as Chief Audit Executive. He has also had stints as a member of the senior management team and Head of Finance for the Blue Cross Group of Companies, AsianLife Financial Assurance Corp., AsianLife and General Assurance Corp., and ACE Insurance Philippines.

Prior to joining Pru Life UK Investments, Mr. Longa was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Pru Life UK. He earned his Accounting degree from the Ateneo de Davao University.

Anthony Garces II PAMTC President

Antonio L. Garces II
President

Mr. Garces serves as the President, Trust Officer, and a director of Pru Life UK Investments. Prior to his appointment to the trust business, Mr. Garces was Pru Life UK’s Vice President and Chief Investment Officer. He has over two decades work experience in the insurance industry, mainly as a fund manager for fixed income investments.

Mr. Garces received recognition five times from The Asset Magazine as one of the Most Astute Investors in Asia for Local Currency Bonds. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics and a Master of Business Administration from the University of the Philippines.

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