Office of the Vice President for Finance


The Office of the Vice President for Finance (OVPF) is committed to delivering services in a timely, accurate, and courteous manner while ensuring compliance with existing and relevant government policies and regulations.


The Office of the Vice President for Finance (OVPF) shall manage the financial resources provided by the City Government of Makati for the effective and efficient delivery of higher education services to our customers in accordance with the principles of responsiveness, accountability, and transparency.

Engr. Luke Ivan B. Moro, DBAc

Vice President for Finance

Engr. Luke Ivan B. Moro, a Chemical Engineer from Adamson University, is the Vice President for Finance of the University of Makati (UMak). He was the University Secretary for 2 years before he was promoted to VP for Finance last August 1, 2022. He earned his Master’s degree in Business Administration at the University of the Philippines, Diliman, and has completed his academic requirements for his Doctoral degree in Business Administration at Eulogio “Amang” Rodriguez Institute of Science and Technology.

He has been with the University of Makati (UMak) since 1998 as an Instructor under the College of Technology Management (CTM), where he developed syllabi for the core and allied courses that he had taught.

His administrative journey began in 2007 as the Head of Human Resources Department Office (HRDO). As the HR Head, he managed all the activities of all HR staff related to 201 file management, payroll processing, recruitment and placement, and training and development. Then, in 2010, he was appointed as the Head of the Supply and Property Management Office (SPMO), where he served as property custodian of all UMak’s property and at the same time, prepared the Annual Procurement Plan for the university in coordination with end users.

Soon after, he was designated as the College Secretary of the College of Business Administration in 2011 and represented the Dean in collegial meetings and did administrative matters of college operations. After a year, he became the Director of the Planning Center, and prepared Annual Investment Plan (AIP) for the University and the reports on the progress of the implementation of project included in the AIP.

His longest designation was being the Research Director from 2013 to 2019. During his time as Research Director, he reviewed submitted research works of faculty members on acceptability and integrity, and published those in the university research journal. In 2019, a year prior to his designation as the University Secretary, he served as Knowledge Management Center (KMC) Director. He developed performance measurement framework that tracks the performance of employees of the university.

Along with the enactment of the Charter of the University of Makati as stated in the City Ordinance no. 2020-059, Engr. Moro was appointed as the University Secretary last 2020 heading his office (OUSEC), the Corporate Communications Center (CCC), the Center for Alumni Affairs (CAA), and the Data Protection and Records Management Services (DPRMS).

Engr. Luke Ivan B. Moro
Vice President for Finance
Direct Line: 8883-1867

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