Eric Francia

President & CEO

Eric Francia is the President and CEO of ACEN Corporation and serves on its board of directors. He is also a Senior Managing Director and member of the Management Committee of Ayala Corporation.

Under his leadership, Ayala established its energy platform from a standing start in 2011, to become one of the largest renewable energy platforms in the region, with ~4,800 MW of attributable renewables capacity across Asia Pacific.

Eric has also led pioneering initiatives in early coal retirement, including the successful completion of the world’s first market-based Energy Transition Mechanism (ETM).

Eric earned a Master’s Degree in Management Studies at the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom, graduating with First Class Honors. He received his undergraduate degree in Humanities and Political Economy from the University of Asia & the Pacific, graduating magna cum laude.