President & Co-Founder
Philippines Nickel Industry Association
Atty Dante Bravo is the President of the Philippine Nickel Industry Association (PNIA).
At present, he is also the President of Global Ferronickel Holdings, Inc. (FNI), a publicly listed company in the Philippines. FNI is engaged in mining and is the second largest exporter of nickel ore in the Philippines.
He is also the President of the various wholly-owned subsidiaries of FNI, namely: Platinum Group Metals Corp. (PGMC), Surigao Integrated Resources, Corp., PGMC-CNEP Shipping Corporation and Ipilan Nickel Corporation, among others.
He has been with the FNI group since February 2011 starting as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Legal Officer before becoming President of FNI and its subsidiaries in August 2015.
Prior to his stint in FNI, he was a Director in the Tax Division of SGV & Co, the largest auditing firm in the Philippines and a member-firm of Ernst & Young Global.
Since 2006, he has been a professor at the College of Law of San Beda College. He is also a special lecturer in taxation to Philippine bar reviewees in San Beda, as well as a lecturer for the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) program.
A Lawyer and a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Atty. Bravo obtained his Bachelor of Laws at the San Beda College in 2001 where he was ranked 3rdin the graduating class. In the same year, he took the Philippine Bar examinations and placed 10thoverall, with a rating of 87.95%. He obtained his Bachelor of Science in Accountancy at the University of Santo Tomas in 1996 and passed the CPA board licensure examination in the same year.