Jean Jacquelyn de Castro

Chief Executive Officer, ESCA Inc.

Jean Jacquelyn de Castro is the CEO of ESCA Inc., a full-service engineering consultancy firm that specializes in structural design, civil works, project and program management and Building Information Modeling (BIM) working with the Philippines’ leading developers on residential, commercial, industrial and infrastructure projects. She is a certified BIM Manager by the Building and Construction Authority (BCA) of Singapore.

She worked with Bloomberg TV Philippines as a business news anchor for “First Up”, which included segments focusing on the real estate industry. She was also a consultant of the Privatization and Management Office of the Philippine Government where she advised on conflict of claims, privatization, joint venture agreements, negotiated procurement and public bidding of government assets.

As a lawyer, Jean has extensive construction arbitration and commercial litigation experience from her years with Villaraza Cruz Marcelo and Angangco Law Offices and presently with MOSVELDTT Law Offices. She is also a trained arbitrator of the Philippine Dispute and Resolution Center (PDRCI).

Jean is a judge at the PropertyGuru Philippines Property Awards.