MR.RICARDO Y. LEPATAN, JR.
Executive Director, UCPB-CIIF Foundation, Inc.
Ricky Lepatan is the Executive Director of the UCPB-CIIF Foundation and sits in the Board of Directors of the UCPB Group Multi-Purpose Cooperative. He has been involved in social development work for 30 years, starting out as a volunteer and doing pro-bono work for social causes before formally joining the NGO sector in 2012.
Prior to his current position, he was Deputy Country Director of Development for the Philippines of Operation Smile, Inc. (OSI), a Virginia, USA-based international medical charity that provides free reconstructive surgery to children with cleft lip, cleft palate and other facial deformities.
He also served pro-bono as Executive Director of OSI’s local partner-foundation, Operation Smile Philippines concurrent with his main job as Corporate Communications Head at United Coconut Planters Bank (UCPB).
Ricky Lepatan majored in Journalism at the University of the Philippines in Diliman, Quezon City. He is a member of the U.P. System Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, Inc.