Erwin O. Avante

Mr. Avante, Filipino, is the Vice-President and Compliance Officer of the Energy Development Corporation since his appointment by the Board of Directors as VP for Corporate Finance in March 2011 and as Compliance Officer in February 2014.

He is also a Vice-President in First Gen Corporation and has been a member of the Board of Trustees of the CFA Society of the Philippines since 2010. Prior to joining the Lopez Group in 1998, Mr. Avante worked as Senior Audit In-charge at SyCip, Gorres, Velayo &. Co.


Mr. Avante has Masters in Business Administration (2000) and Masters of Science in Computational Finance (2003), both obtained from the Graduate School of Business – De La Salle University, and a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy degree from De La Salle University (1994). Mr. Avante placed 1st in the May 1995 Certified Public Accountants board examination. He is also a CFA charterholder since 2005.