Lito Camacho is currently a Consultant for the Wealth Management Division of Credit Suisse, Chairman of SunLife of Canada (Philippines), and Board Member of STPI (Singapore). Lito was formerly Vice Chairman for Credit Suisse Asia Pacific. Lito joined Credit Suisse in March 2005 after a distinguished career in government and international banking. He was appointed Secretary of Finance for the Philippines in 2001, a position he held until November 2003. Prior to that, Lito was the Secretary of Energy for the Philippines. He was also Chairman of several government corporations and agencies.
Prior to joining the government, Lito was a Managing Director and Chief Country Officer for the Philippines at Deutsche Bank, AG in Manila. Before Deutsche Bank, Lito worked for Bankers Trust Company for over twenty years in New York, Japan, Hong Kong, Philippines and Singapore.
Lito is currently a Director of SymAsia Foundation (Singapore), a Founding Member of Asia Peace and Reconciliation Council (Thailand), a Member of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank’s International Advisory Panel (China) and a Senior Advisor/Board Member of a number of other companies in the region. He was previously a board member of the National Gallery Singapore (2013-June 2021), the National Heritage Board of Singapore (2007-2013) and Sun Life Malaysia Takaful Bhd (2013-2019) and Sun Life Malaysia Assurance Bhd (2013-2022). Lito was also formerly a member of the Securities Industry Council of Singapore (2010-2017), the Securities Commission of Malaysia’s International Advisory Group (2008-2010) and the ASEAN Capital Markets Forum’s Group of Experts (2008-2012), and the Chief Executive Officer of Credit Suisse Singapore (2007-2016).
Lito obtained his Bachelor's degree in Mathematics (cum laude) from De La Salle University in 1975. He received his MBA with concentration in Finance from Harvard University in 1979. In 2017, Lito was awarded an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Business Administration from Thailand’s Eastern Asia University, and was a recipient of Singapore’s 2021 Public Service Medal (Pingat Bakti Masyarakat).