MICHAEL GERARD D. ENRIQUEZ
Chief Investments Officer
Mr. Enriquez is the Chief Investment Officer of Sun Life of Canada Philippines, Inc. (SLOCPI). As CIO, Michael will be primarily accountable for the formulation and implementation of portfolio strategies for the life insurance, variable universal life (VUL), and various mutual funds managed under Sun Life of Canada Philippines, Inc, (SLOCPI) and its various subsidiaries. Moreover, he is tasked to continually enhance the capability of the investments organization to support the growing needs of the business and prepare the team for new initiatives in line with our quest of maintaining our leading position in the industry. He is member of the Philippine Leadership Team (PLT).
Michael brings to the job over 20 years of solid and distinguished portfolio management experience gained from stints in various investment and financial services companies, namely, Citicorp Financial Services and Insurance Brokerage (CFSI), Phil. Equity Management, Inc., and ING Investment Management, Inc. He was the Equities Portfolio Manager – Vice President of BPI Asset Management prior to joining Sun Life.
Michael graduated from the Ateneo de Manila University (ADMU) with a Bachelor of Science degree in Management.
MARIA CRISTINA B. GABALDON
Head, Equities and Research
Mrs. Gabaldon is the Head of Equities and Research under the Investments department of Sun Life of Canada Philippines, Inc. (SLOCPI) effective September 15, 2015. She will be responsible for constructing fundamental and tactical strategies for the various equity-laced portfolios across the three business units namely, Sun Life Asset Management, Inc. (SLAMCI), our joint venture, Sun Life Grepa Financial, Inc. (SLGFI), and SLOCPI.
Prior to joining Sun Life, Cristina was a senior Equity Fund Manager at BPI Asset Management, managing more than Php10bn of the firm’s equity mutual funds. She started her fund management career in Union Bank of the Philippines as an equity portfolio manager, later rising to Chief Investment Officer for the asset management division of the bank, overseeing various portfolio mandates for both equity and fixed income.
She is a seasoned investment professional with more than 8 years of fund management experience handling both equity and fixed income portfolios.
Cristina holds a bachelor’s degree in Commerce major in Applied Economics and Accountancy from De La Salle University, and is a Certified Public Accountant and a CFA Charter holder.
MOISES C. ESGUERRA III
Head, Portfolio Management & Asset Liability Management
Mr. Esguerra is the Head of Portfolio Management of the Investments Department of Sun Life of Canada (Philippines), Inc. (SLOCPI) and is part of the Team that oversees the Philippine Equity Investments. Among the funds managed are the VUL Equity and Balanced Funds, My Future Funds, and the Dollar Advantage Funds of the Sun Life Asset Management Company, Inc. (SLAMCI).He has over 6 years of experience in fund management and 7 years of experience as a research analyst in various foreign brokerage houses.
Mr. Esguerra graduated from the Ateneo De Manila University with a BS Management-Honors degree and is a Level 2 Candidate for Chartered Financial Analyst.
RITCHIE RYAN G. TEO
Head, Fixed Income
Mr. Teo is the Head of Fixed Income of the Investments Department of Sun Life of Canada (Philippines), Inc. He will be responsible to manage the Bond Fund, GS Fund, Money Market Fund, Dollar Abundance Fund of Sun Life Asset Management Company, Inc. (SLAMC).
Prior to joining Sun Life, Ritchie was with BPI Asset Management Philippines as Assistant Vice President – Fixed Income Manager and a Senior Manager of ING Bank Investment Philippines. His experience in the asset management industry spans 7 years handling fixed income funds. He was included in the top 3 of The Assets Most Astute G3 Bond Investors for the Philippines in the 2011 and 2012 surveys and top 10 of The Asset’s Most Astute local Bond Investors for the Philippines in the 2011, 2012, and 2013 surveys.
Mr. Teo is a CFA Charter holder since 2010. In connection with this, he is a professor for Level 1 Review class up to present. He is also a certified Treasury Professional since 2012.
Ritchie holds a Bachelor degree of Science in Management Engineering (Honorable Mention) from Ateneo de Manila University.