Jove Tapiador is a Co-Founder, Trustee, and past Chairman of the Fintech Philippines Association. He brings to the table more than 20 years of combined experience in the fields of general consulting, electronic payments, rural banking, microfinance, and community development, with more than 10 years of that in leadership positions as head of department units or regional units at the Director, Vice President, or Senior Manager level. Over the years, his work allowed him to train and support more than 1,000 rural bankers and cooperative leaders representing more than 420 rural banks and 30 cooperatives with direct impact to more than 190,000 mostly low-income clients throughout the Philippines. He has provided project consulting services for clients such as the Asian Development Bank, US Agency for International Development, World Health Organization, Philippine Red Cross, and the Shell/Chevron-supported Malampaya Foundation. Tapiador earned his Master’s degree in Entrepreneurship from the Asian Institute of Management and his Bachelor of Science degree major in Environmental Science from the Ateneo de Manila University. He has also won awards such as the Most Valuable Player Award (2017 Technology for Development Contest) for global development firm Chemonics International; and Finalist, 2018 Singapore Fintech Festival-Manila Roadshow Pitchfest.