Joanne de Asis

Chairperson of Globe Capital Partners LLC

ABAC Philippines
Joanne de Asis is Chairperson of Globe Capital Partners LLC, a private financial advisory and investment company that has been engaged in cross-border strategic alliances and investments since 1997. The company involves high-profile professionals globally. She is also Senior Advisor to Morgan Stanley where she started her career in 1977 in New York and worked up the corporate ladder both in New York and London. Her Wall Street career garnered her several international and local awards. Ms. de Asis is an appointed member for the Philippines to the APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC) since 2016, and the Private Sector Advisory Council since 2022. She sits on several boards, locally and globally, including IISS in London; Annenberg Foundation at Sunnylands in California; and Walton’s Crystal Bridges in Arkansas. In 1999, she was chosen to be Grand Marshall, with then Mayor Rudy Giuliani, in the tri-state area representing Filipinos. She was Chairman of the Philippine-American Chamber of Commerce in New York City. After a successful career abroad, she returned to the Philippines to open the representative office for Morgan Stanley where she is actively involved in cross-border mergers and acquisitions. Some of the “under-the-radar” Philippine deals include Philippine Del Monte purchase of Del Monte USA; the largest investment into a Philippine institution (Security Bank) by a foreign bank (BTMU); and BDO purchase of GE Bank.