Ateneo de Manila University
Fr Roberto C Yap SJ is President of Ateneo de Manila University, a Jesuit university with nine higher education schools: Business, Education & Learning Design, Government, Humanities, Law, Management, Medicine & Public Health, Science & Engineering, and Social Sciences. He assumed office in August 2020.
Fr Yap received his PhD from University College London, specializing in Environmental Economics. He also holds a Master in Public Policy from the Harvard University Kennedy School of Government; an MA in Economics from New School for Social Research in New York, an MA in Theology from Loyola School of Theology, and a BA in Economics (Honors Program) from Ateneo de Manila University.
Prior to his current role, Fr Yap was President of Xavier University – Ateneo de Cagayan.