Biography of Michael F. Rellosa
Mr. Michael F. Rellosa is the Executive Director of the Philippine Insurers and Reinsurers Association (PIRA), serving initially as its chairman in 2010 until his appointment to his present position in 2018. He is also concurrently the association’s Public Relations Committee Chairman and its designated Industry spokesperson. Prior to assuming his post in PIRA fulltime, he served as the President and Chief Operating Officer of Fortune General Insurance Corporation.
Mitch, as he is fondly called by friends and colleagues, has been very active in serving the Insurance Industry through his involvement with various entities in various capacities. Following his regional stint as Chairman of the ASEAN Insurance Council (AIC) from 2015 to 2016, he still holds the Chairmanship of the Education Committee of the ASEAN Insurance Council (AIC) composed of top insurance industry leaders in the Southeast Asian region. Mr. Rellosa is a regular lecturer at the Insurance Institute for Asia and the Pacific and recently was elected to its Board for the years 2021-2023.
He was recently elected as President of EAIC, East Asian Insurance Council, for the years 2022-2024.
Mitch sits as the Committee Chair and Priority Area Lead on Re/Insurance, one of the 4 key priority areas of the Arise-Philippines (Private Sector Alliance on Disaster Resilient Societies). He now writes a monthly Opinion Column for the Manila Times on topics related to Insurance, Risk Management, and other topics close to his heart.