Corporate Governance

Christopher A. Bell-Knight

Non-Executive Director

Christopher A. Bell-Knight was elected to the Board of Directors of BDO Unibank, Inc. on July 27, 2013. Until his election as director, he had been acting as Adviser to the Board of BDO Unibank for more than two years. He had also previously served as Director of BDO Unibank from May 2005 until September 2010. He was an Independent Director of Dumaguete City Development Bank of the Philippines from March 2007 to March 2013, and currently serves as an Advisor to the Board. He was formerly a Director of Solidbank Corporation and Vice President and Country Head of The Bank of Nova Scotia. Mr. Bell-Knight has had over 40 years of banking experience in England, Canada, and Asia, 35 of which were spent in credit and marketing. He is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers – British; an Associate of the Institute of Canadian Bankers; and a Fellow of the Institute of Corporate Directors. He studied at Frome Grammar School in Somerset, England, and attended universities both in England and Canada for his Associate qualifications in Banking.