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  SSS announces appointment of Diana Pardo Aguilar as acting member of Social Security Commission

Photo shows SSC Chairperson and Secretary of Finance Benjamin E. Diokno (left) administering the oath-taking of Commissioner Diana Pardo Aguilar (right) as acting member of the SSC in a simple ceremony held at the Department of Finance in Manila.

The Social Security System (SSS) announces the appointment of Commissioner Diana Pardo Aguilar as Acting Member of the Social Security Commission (SSC), representing the Employers’ Group, last 25 April 2023.

Commissioner Aguilar will continue to serve as a member of the SSC, the highest governing board of the SSS, from her first appointment in August 2010 and earlier reappointments in September 2013 and November 2016.

“With her continued presence in the SSC, she is able to provide meaningful and relevant context to various initiatives, especially those that have been initiated in previous administrations,” SSS President and CEO Rolando Ledesma Macasaet said.

As part of the SSC, Aguilar serves as the chairperson of the Risk Management and Investment Committee that sets directions in making strategic initiatives and policy reforms that contribute to generating a higher return on investment for the SSS. This includes synchronizing the renewal of accreditations and amending pertinent policy guidelines to enhance transparency in the selection of brokers and governance of investible funds.

She is also a member of the Audit Committee of the SSC.

Aguilar holds concurrent directorships in the field of banking, investment, and energy, among others. She has been a director and/or senior advisor for Security Bank Corporation since 2010 and is currently the Chairperson of its Trust Committee and SB Capital Investment Corporation. She is also a Director in PXP Energy Corporation.

Moreover, Aguilar serves in various capacities in socio-civic and non-profit organizations such as Governor of the Employers Confederation of the Philippines and Chairperson of its Committee on Diversity and Inclusion, Chairperson of the Board of Trustees of La Salle Green Hills since 2021, Member of La Salle Philippines Investment Committee since July 2018, and Member of La Salle Institute’s International Economic Council in Rome.

Aguilar earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Studies from De La Salle University. She graduated with honors from Pepperdine University in Malibu, California, USA, with a Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Major in International Business and Finance.

Other members of the SSC are Secretary of Finance Benjamin E. Diokno (ex officio Chairperson); SSS President and CEO Rolando Ledesma Macasaet (Vice-Chairperson); Secretary of Labor and Employment Bienvenido E. Laguesma (ex officio Member); and Commissioners Anita Bumpus-Quitain, Jose C. Julio, Manuel L. Argel Jr., Robert Joseph M. De Claro, and Eva B. Arcos.

09 May 2023