Carlos Alfonso T Ocampo is the founding partner of  Ocampo & Manalo. He currently handles the firm’s commercial law practice with an emphasis on infrastructure, public-private partnerships, energy and transportation law. He likewise supervises the conduct of  due diligence audits and advises in mergers and acquisitions. In 2014, AsiaLaw named him as a market leading lawyer in the Philippines primarily for his contributions in commercial law. In June 2018, the Asia Business Law Journal recognised him as one of the top 100 lawyers in the Philippines.

He obtained his bachelor of  arts degree in economics (cum laude) and his bachelor of  laws from the University of  the Philippines. In 1997, he completed an executive management programme at the Asian Institute of  Management. He was also awarded certificates from the Executive Education programme of the John F Kennedy School of  Government at Harvard University for completion of  the Mastering Negotiation and Infrastructure in a Market Economy programmes, in April 2016 and July 2017, respectively.

Mr Ocampo is a director of various private corporations and an independent director of  two publicly listed companies in the Philippines. He is also a visiting lecturer in law at the Lanzhou University School of  Law.