Marie Therese G. Santos


Ms. Santos is Director of Gravitas Prime, and is concurrently head of Administration. She is responsible for general administrative and human resource functions of the company.

Prior to joining Gravitas Prime, Ms. Santos was Vice President for Finance of MUSIC Semiconductors Corporation, a multinational electronics design company publicly listed in the Philippines. As CFO, she was in charge of all matters pertaining to finance for the parent company in the Philippines as well as for the offshore subsidiaries in the US and in the Netherlands. Ms. Santos was an Independent Director of MUSIC, and chair of its Audit Committee.

Ms. Santos has had consulting assignments in various corporations in the manufacturing and retail sector, specializing in systems and procedures in the Accounting and Finance functions. Ms. Santos also worked with a number of concerns, including United Development Corporation, a holding company invested in diverse interests, where she was Group Comptroller. She began her career in finance with Private Development Corporation of the Philippines (PDCP) where she started as Project Analyst in the Project Management Group.

Ms. Santos sits as Independent Director of First Abacus Holdings, Inc., Crown Asia Chemicals Corporation, Insular Home Credit Inc., and as Board Director of Rural Bank of Solano, (NV) Inc.

Ms. Santos completed her MBA, major in Finance, as well as her Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of the Philippines.