Joseph Conrad M. Balatbat is the Vice President for Investor Relations and Business Development of Metro Retail Stores Group Inc. (MRSGI).
Balatbat is recognized in various industries for his vast experience and expertise in investment banking, corporate finance, retail. He also built a strong reputation in network expansion, covering real estate, construction, store planning and project management.
Before assuming his post in MRSGI, Balatbat held executive positions in companies such as DMCI Asia Energy Power Corporation (2007 – 2008), Philippine Retirement Incorporated (2006 – 2008), Davies Technical Solutions, Inc. (2006 – 2007), Petrolift Group of Companies (2005 –2006), and CLSA Exchange Capital, Inc. (2001 –2005), among others.
Concurrently, Balatbat is the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Argosy Partners, Inc. and Argosy Advisors, Inc.; Senior Vice President for Business Development, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer at Argosy Finance Corp. and Home Funding, Inc.; Chief Financial Officer at Pallas Corp. and Davies Energy Systems, Inc.; and Consultant to Balibago Waterworks System, Inc.
Balatbat graduated from the Ateneo de Manila University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics. He earned his Master’s degree in Business Management from the Asian Institute of Management.