Project Development and Management Team
MA. ANGELA G. BUTALID, J.D.
Angela is the Chief Executive Officer of Universitas. She is a lawyer and privacy advocate. In 2013, she graduated cum laude in English Literature from the University of the Philippines. She later obtained her Juris Doctor from the UP College of Law. On her senior year, she wrote a thesis entitled “Remember Me Not: Configuring the Right to be Forgotten Amidst the Philippine Landscape of Privacy.” She now works in the National Privacy Commission as Chief of Staff of the Deputy Commissioner for Data Processing Systems. Among other functions, she drafts and proposes amendments to policies and procedures relating to the increase of compliance and enforcement efforts of the Commission. During her free time, she enjoys pastry baking, oil painting on canvass and travelling.
JOSE ALFONSO AQUINO
Jose Alfonso or Jaio is the Project Management Officer of Universitas. He has been working as a relationship manager at UnionBank of the Philippines since 2018, and was previously a business development sales officer at EastWest Banking Corporation where he had over three years of experience. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Educational Psychology from the De La Salle University.
FRANCISCO ANGEL P. SOCRATES
Francisco Angel or Bino is the Project Development Officer of Universitas and Deputy Head of its Project Development and Management Team. He obtained his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology at the University of Santo Tomas in 2017 and completed his Masters Degree in Philosophy at the Catholic University of Lublin in Poland in 2020. He has attended academic seminars at the Kolegium Antona Neuwirtha in Slovakia, and at Witherspoon Institute and John Jay Institute, both in the United States. He dreams of becoming an academician in the future. Aside from his academic interests, he is also an outdoor enthusiast, having been a member of the UST Mountaineering Club when he was in college.