The ILEDF Team

ILEDF is composed of local government and business leaders who have the common vision of a prosperous Iloilo. The governments of the City and Province of Iloilo and the Department of Trade and Industry – Iloilo are given permanent members of the Board of Directors. The same is given to the eight (8) business organizations. Individual trustees are chosen by the executive committee members.

Front row from left to right: Angel De Leon of TSKI (Trustee), Ma. Luisa Segovia of S&J Motors (Vice Chairperson), Narzalina Lim of Asia Pacific Projects Inc. (Chairperson), Jocelyn Perez of Montepiedra Aggregates (President), Dr. Raul Banias, Iloilo Province Government (representing Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr., honorary trustee), Dir. Diosdado Cadena Jr. of DTI Iloilo (trustee) 

Back row from left to right: Jose Baldoza (representing Frederick Sarabia for ICVB), Leonessa Tabios, Engr. Terence Uygongco of Philippine Foremost Milling Corp. (Trustee), Velma Jane Lao, LEIPO Officer of Iloilo Provincial Government, Roel Castro, director of Palm Concepcion Power Corporation (trustee), Aniceto “Jun” Bisnar, VP VisMin Ayala Land Inc. (trustee), Rex C. Drilon II, ILED past chairman, Atty. Jobert Penaflorida, president of  Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry – Iloilo Chapter, (Trustee) ; Francis Gentoral, ILED executive director; Maria Lea Victoria Lara, Iloilo Business Club executive director..



Chairman Emeritus

Chairman of the Board of Directors, La Filipina Uygongco Corporation

Narzalina Z. Lim


President, Asia Pacific Projects, Inc.
Former Secretary of the Department of Tourism

Jocelyn J. Perez


Business Development Officer, Montepiedra Aggregates, Inc.

Valerie S. Maravilla


Maravilla Enterprises

Rex C. Drilon II

Immediate Past Chairman


Vice Chairman

Trustee, Iloilo Business Club, Inc.

Ramon Cua Locsin

Vice President

President, Iloilo Dinagyang Foundation
President, Federation of Filipino-Chinese Chamber of Commerce, Inc.

Fanny L. Uy


President, Iloilo Multi-Sectoral Business Organization, Inc.


Mayor Jose Espinosa III

Mayor, City of Iloilo

Dir. Diosdado Cadena

Provincial Director

Department of Trade and Industry – Iloilo

Federico Lopez


First Gen Holdings

John Frederick Sarabia


Iloilo Convention and Visitors Bureau

Roel Castro


Palm Concepcion Power Corporation

Aniseto Bisnar Jr.

Cebu Holdings, Inc./ Ayala Land Inc.

Gov. Arthur D. Defensor, Sr

Governor, Province of Iloilo

Atty. Jobert Penaflorida


Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry - Iloilo Chapter

Engr. Terence Uygongco

Vice President - Trade Feeds

Philippine Foremost Milling Corporation

Robert Po


Filipino Chinese Chamber of Commerce of Iloilo

Angel De Leon


Taytay Sang Kauswagan, Inc.

Our Staff


Executive Director

Leonessa Tabios

Deputy Executive Director

Robe Paul Lazaro

Administrative Assistant