Atty. Marlou Buenafe UbanoIndependent Director
Atty. Marlou Buenafe Ubano was elected as a member of the Board of Directors on June 2, 2016.
Atty. Ubano has been in practice of law for fifteen years. He is the Founding Partner of the Ubano Sianghio & Lozada Law Offices which was established in June 2002. He is currently a Governor of Integrated Bar of the Philippines – Western Visayas Region.
He served as Assistant Secretary for Legal Affairs of the Philippine Department of Transportation and Communications from 2011 to 2013. He was the Commissioner of the Commission on Bar Discipline, Integrated Bar of the Philippines from 2005 to 2007. He also served as President of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines Capiz Chapter from 2007 to 2009 and again in 2011, and as Deputy Governor of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines – Western Visayas Region from 2011 to 2013.
Atty. Ubano was awarded the Presidential Plaque of Merit from the IBP National President in 2007, and a Plaque of Recognition as the Most Outstanding IBP Capiz President in 2009. Atty. Ubano is a Member of the Asean Law Association and the Intellectual Property Association of the Phils., Inc.
He obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Law and Political Science in the University of the Philippines.