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.