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About AAA


The Managing Director



A Certified Protection Professional (CPP), the highest recognition in the security profession in the world bestowed by ASIS International

A Certified Security Professional (CSP), the highest certification in Philippines given by the Philippine Society of Industrial Security (PSIS)


Work Experience:

Mr. Esmeralda was the Regional Director of Security and an ExCom member of a 5-Star hotel and resort group where he was responsible for more than 26 properties in 8 countries. He was directly involved in the billet security and safety of Heads of States and other dignitaries during several ASEAN conferences held in Cebu and Manila. He was the first country security manager of a global express courier company in the Philippines where he further honed his skills in the area of electronic security systems. He has been exposed to real estate, property and facilities management after serving a number of years with various internationally-known companies. He was an AIM Alumni Leadership Awardee (2007) and a finalist for the Mabuhay Award of the Hotel Industry (2006).

He has held various leadership and administrative positions during his stint as an officer of the Philippine Army. He was exposed to personnel and staff office management, intelligence, combat and civil-related operations, logistics utilization; and as a team leader and company commander, battalion and brigade staff. He was a company commander in the special anti-kidnapping task force in Mindanao. He is a recipient of several medals, citations and awards for excellent administrative achievements and bravery in combat.


Mr. Esmeralda studied Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Negros Occidental-Recoletos before entering the Philippine Military Academy (PMA) where he graduated as Class Baron and was commissioned into the Armed Forces of the Philippines in 1989. As a PMA Zobel Scholar awardee, he earned his Master in Management degree at the Asian Institute of Management (AIM) in 1997. He also finished an online course in Marketing Planning in the Hospitality Industry, Cornell University in 2006.



Class President, PMA Class 1989
Class President, AIM MM Class 1997
Chairman, American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS) International - Philippine Chapter
Secretary and Board Member, Alumni Association of the AIM (AAAIM)

Current Member:

  ASIS International
  Asian Anti-Counterfeit Association
  Philippine Society of Industrial Security
  Philippine Military Academy Alumni Association, Inc.
  Association of Hotel Security Officers of the Philippines
  International CPTED Association (ICA)

Former member:

  Information Systems Security Society of the Philippines
  Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC) of the US Embassy, Manila, Philippines