Key Officers

Leslie Ann T. Yapkianwee

Ms. Leslie Yapkianwee is concurrently Treasurer of Discovery World Corporation (2018 to present), Business Development Manager of JTKC Land, Inc. (since 2007) and President of Discovery Fleet Corporation (2018 to present). Before joining the group, she was with Citibank from 2003-2005 and then briefly with ING Bank in 2006.

She graduated from De La Salle University in 2001 with a double major in Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy. She also took up a Mandarin course at the Shanghai Jiao Tong University in 2005.

Mary Jean D. Codiñera
Vice-President - Investor Relations Officer

Ms. Jean Codiñera is concurrently the Investor Relations Officer of Discovery World Corporation and the Vice President of Cay Islands Corporation. She is also the Vice President for Sales and Marketing of JTKC Land, Inc. She was previously the Vice President for Sales and Marketing for Tofino Corporation(2010-2011) and Membership Head of Filinvest Alabang, Inc. (2009-2010),Sales Manager of Filinvest Land, Inc. (2006-2007), and President of the Corporate Circuit,Inc. (2001-2006). She is a graduate of the Assumption College, San Lorenzo and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Rupert Terence C. Sykat
Assistant Vice President - Project Development

Mr. Rupert Sykat is concurrently the Vice President for Project Development for Discovery World Corporation and JTKC Land Inc. He was a Project Architect of Greenfield Development Corporation (2007 – 2010) and a Design Architect of W.V. Coscolluela and Associates (1997 – 2006). He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Architecture from the University of Santo Tomas.

Atty. Anna Francesca C. Respicio
Corporate Secretary

Anna Francesca C. Respicio is the Company’s Corporate Secretary. She is the incumbent Corporate Secretary or Assistant Corporate Secretary of the following listed I-Remit, Inc., Jolliville Holdings Corporation, and First Abacus Financial Holdings Corporation, as well as the following registered corporations: Sterling Bank of Asia, Inc. (A Savings Bank), Tagaytay Highlands International Golf Club, Inc., and The Spa and Lodge at Tagaytay Highlands, Inc..

Ms. Respicio obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree (major in Philosophy) in 2007 and her Juris Doctor degree in 2011 from the Ateneo de Manila University. She is currently a Senior Associate at Tan Venturanza Valdez. She was admitted to the Philippine bar in April 2012.

Charlie G. Ledesma
Finance Manager and Compliance Officer

Mr. Charlie Ledesma is concurrently the Finance Manager and Compliance Officer of Discovery World Corporation. He was previously a Commercial Banking Relationship Manager for Metropolitan Bank and Trust Company (2017-2018) and for Bank of the Philippine Islands (2013-2015). He also served as Business Development Manager for True Money Philippines Inc. (2016-2017). He holds a degree of Bachelor of Science degree (major in Management, minor in Finance), cum laude, from the Ateneo de Manila University.