Mr. Lester Joseph Castolo

Lester served as Chief Financial Officer of PA Alvarez Group of Companies, one of the leading low cost housing developers in the country; former Consultant in Maybank ATR Kim Eng Capital Partners, Inc which is a market leader in equity capital market brokerage and a leading investment house in the Philippines. He is a former Consultant and acting CFO of Viscal Investment, Inc, the investment banking arm of Viscal Development Corporation, the holdings company of Metro Gaisano Group, with businesses in retail, real estate, financial services and logistics. Before being accepted as a member of the Board of Trustees of Childhope, he devoted time and effort assisting in the nutrition-feeding program at Ermita church and assisted during sessions of the street educators in the area. He also helped in raising funds for the educational Assistance Program (EAP), helping send at least 10 street children beneficiaries to formal school.