Claudette G. Ubaldo-Dema
Date of Birth:
May 20, 1975
Place of Birth:
Veprim U. Dema (2 November 2012)
P5149231A (valid until 2022)
POST COLLEGIATE COURSE
Bachelor of Laws (LLB)
Far Eastern University Of the Philippines
Year Graduated: 2002
Year Admitted to the Bar: 2004
AB Political Science
Polytechnic University of the Philippines
Sta. Mesa Manila
Year Graduated: 1996
St. Joseph’s School
Year Graduated: 1992
Hulo Elementary School
Year Graduated: 1988
Wong Chu King Holdings, Inc.
In House Counsel
April 2019 – September 2019
Wong Chu King Holdings, Inc. is a private stock corporation owned by Wongchuking Family primarily engaged in property development.
In House Counsel
-Review (and/ or draft) of all company documents that require legal inputs which includes but not limited to, contracts (supply, employment, lease, sale, memorandum of agreement, among others), regular reports / compliances to government agencies;
-Render opinion on any and all concerns of the operations of the company and of the owners;
-Facilitate, process, organize and supervise registration of Corporation;
-Contract negotiation and implementation;
-Organize company documentation and filing system as central repository of legal documents.
-Investigate and process complaints and / or violations of Company rules and submit report and recommendations thereof;
Credit Information Corporation (CIC)
Rufino, Makati City
Board Secretary V
July 2018 – March 2019
CIC is a Government Owned and Controlled Corporation created under Republic Act 9510 otherwise known as “Credit Information System Act” (2008). It is a stock corporation with Government owning the Majority of the stocks.
It is mandated to establish a system to serve as centralized database of all credit information of all entities and persons participating or involved in financial transactions.
CIC is governed by a 15-Man Board, the policy making body of the Company. The Board is composed of private (selected and nominated by the private sectors) and public Directors (appointed by the President of the Philippines). The intention of the law is to transform the CIC into private ownership and operation in the long run.
Currently, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) together with the Governance Commission for Government Owned and Controlled Corporation (GCG), supervise and regulate the CIC.
Legal and administrative support of the Board and Committees
-Organizes meetings of the CIC Board and its committees and distributes notices to those concerned.
-Reviews all the information presented to the members of the Board in their decision making
-Signs and reviews documentation on proceedings of the meetings and prepares the minutes and resolutions adopted therein. Secures files and minutes of the Board and all its committees, including board resolutions.
-Prepares letters and other correspondences for the CIC Board.
-Facilitates the production of corporate documents upon request.
-Follows up and ensures the implementation of instructions of the Board and its committees.
-Attests to all the acts of the corporation and ensures the legality thereof.
-Provides the Board and all its committees with adequate legal and administrative support.
-Coordinates all corporate transactions and pertinent communication between CIC Board Directors and/or among CIC, Stakeholders and government agencies.
-Prepares and submits regulatory and other governmental requirements.
-Assists in the review of contract, memorandum of agreements (MOA), specific provisions of pertinent rules/manuals, and other issues related to or in connection with corporate actions or committees.
-Handles inquiry on Board matters from clients, stakeholders, CIC units, and Board Committees.
-Attends meetings and discussions affecting the operation/governance of the Corporation.
-Records members, and maintains and updates official records of the membership, including membership book and membership certificates, and admissions, transfers, cancellations of membership.
-Collates signatures of CIC Board members for Board Resolutions / minutes.
-Orient the members of the Board of their responsibilities and obligations.
-Performs other duties that may be assigned.
-Appointed as Compliance Officer during the stint responsible for reporting all compliance requirements of the Company as well as its Board Directors as may be required by the GCG, SEC and pertinent Government agencies.
Philippine Electricity Market Corporation
July 2009 – August 2017
PEMC is a private, non-stock non-profit corporation duly organized under Philippine Laws primarily tasked to administer the Wholesale Electricity Spot Market in the Philippines.
The PEMC is governed by a 15-Man Board which is the policy making body of the Company and is supervised by the Department of Energy (in terms of Policy and Rules) and regulated by Energy Regulatory Board (in terms of the enforcement of the WESM Rules and the market fees requirement of the Corporation).
Serves as the legal and administrative support of the Board.
-Prepares for meetings of the board of directors, sends notices and agenda as specified in the by-laws;
-Records and ensures accuracy of and signs the minutes of meetings of the board of directors and the stockholders, and keeps records of minutes;
-Keeps the corporate seal and pertinent records of the Corporation including, articles and by-laws, compliance reports to the Securities and Exchange Commission and other regulatory bodies, the minutes of the meetings, reports of committees to the Board, membership book and membership certificates, and ensures that copies of these are available when required by authorized persons;
-Responsible for correspondences of the board of directors;
-Reports to the President and Chairman of the Board;
-May be designated as signatory of the corporation for specified transactions;
-Performs management functions, plans and assigns work to designated staff and supervises and evaluates their performance;
-Proposes policies and practices pertinent to the Office of the Secretary;
-Provide initial legal advice on significant issues during Board discussion and make initial evaluation of all actions of the Board to ensure conformity in the EPIRA Electric Power Industry Reform Act (Republic Act 9136), WESM Rules, the By-Laws, and pertinent Government Regulations and Issuances;
-Performs other duties provided for the Corporation Code and other applicable laws; and all duties incident to the Office of the Secretary and such other duties as may from time to time be assigned by the Board;
-Provide administrative and legal support to all Board Committees;
-Abide and perform to the best of his/her abilities all functions, duties and responsibilities attached to the position.
-Comply with orders and instructions given from time to time by the company through its authorized representatives.
-Abide by the rules and regulations of the Company on employment, including those contained in the Employee Manual.
-Comply with rules and regulations relating to the Wholesale Electricity Spot Market.
-Head a committee as assigned by the President
-Part of the Management Team of PEMC and member of the core corporate committees that establish and create company policies
oIntegrated Management System (IMS) Team
oEnterprise Risk Management (ERM) Team
oTechnical Working Group to Undertake the Study and Development of the Philippine Electricity Derivatives Market
oBusiness Continuity Management System
oIT Steering Committee
oCrises Management Team and Emergency Response Team
oDocument and Records Management Team
oTechnical Working Group to Review PEMC’s Guidelines on Other Services
oCommittee to Review the Policy on Termination of Employment through Resignation
Department of Energy (DOE)
Fort Bonifacio, Taguig
Attorney III, Hearing Division
July 2006 – June 2009
DOE is a national government agency primarily responsible for the country's power and energy industries.
Handles Administrative Cases of Violation of Downstream Oil Rules and Regulations
-Drafts Department Orders / Resolutions, the Hearing Division being the office acting on violations of laws and Department rules;
-Assists the Oil Bureau in the drafting of downstream oil rules and regulations;
-Drafts pertinent Bills for proposal to Congress;
-Congress Liaison Officer / Attends congressional hearings;
-Renders legal opinion on all matters affecting the Downstream Oil Industry;
-Reviews Energy Contracts and other legal documents;
Handles Power Issues
General application and implementation of the Electric Power Industry Reform Act (RA 9136) more particularly on
-Qualified Third parties;
-Rural Power / electrification;
-Small Power Utilities Group;
-Power Bills and amendments;
-Benefits to Host Communities (Energy Regulation 1-94);
-Power Supply Contracts;
Araneta Properties, Inc.
Citibank Tower, Paseo de Roxas, Makati
May 2004 – April 2006
Araneta Properties, Inc. is a publicly listed corporation owned by Mr. Gregorio Araneta, III, engaged in property development.
Part of the Legal Team of the Corporation
Handles Legal Matters and appear in courts as Legal Counsel of the Company in Labor Cases, Criminal Cases, Land Disputes, and other Civil Cases.
February 2004 – April 2004
Tambunting Finance Services
San Antonio Village, Makati
February 1998 – May 1998
ISO 9001-2008 Quality Management System
ISMS 27001-2013 Information Security Management System
-Top Management Role Under ISO 9001:2015 (2016)
-Management Orientation and Awareness of the Requirements on ISO 9001:2008 (2013)
-ISO 9001:2008 Awareness (2013)
-Documenting and Implementing an ISO/IEC 27001:2005 ISMS (2011)
-Risk Management for ISO/IEC 27001 ISMS (2010)
-Introduction to ISO/IEC 27001 ISMS (2010)
Clean Coal Technology Study
Office of the Deputy Ombudsman for Military
Member, Integrated Bar of the Philippines
Ms. Melinda L. Ocampo
Former PEMC President (2009 – July 2017)
Former Energy Regulatory Board Chair
Atty. Angelito V. Agoncillo
Department of Energy, Chief - Hearing Division (Retired)
#237-A San Jose Street,
Hulo, Mandaluyong City