Mr. Oscar M. Lopez assumed the presidency of Benpres Holdings Corporation in 1999 and has chaired the company’s board since inception. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Harvard College (cum laude) and a Masters degree in Public Administration from Harvard University. He is chairman and chief executive officer of First Philippine Holdings Corporation (FPHC) since 1986, chairman and president of Lopez, Inc. (since 1999), and chairman of among others, First Philippine Infrastructure Development Corporation (FPIDC), Manila North Tollways Corporation (MNTC), Maynilad Water Services, Inc., Sierra Tours, Bayan Telecommunications Holdings Corporation (BayanTel), Sky Vision Corporation and RCPI. He is vice-chairman of the board at Rockwell Land Corporation and is a director of ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation.
Mr. Lopez is also involved in a number of social concerns. He is chairman and president of the Eugenio Lopez Foundation, which houses a major Filipiniana museum and library. He is also chairman of the Lopez Group Foundation.