Dexter Ian Valerio
Central Bank of Philippines
Head, Compliance and technical services staff
Mr. Valerio heads the Compliance and Technical Services Staff of the Regional Operations Sub-Sector, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP). As such, he leads, among others, the conduct of studies pertaining to the regional gold buying program of the BSP, consistent with its Gold Buying Roadmap. Mr. Valerio recently facilitated dialogues with small-scale miners from the different provinces in the Philippines with significant number of declared People’s Small-Scale Mining Area, in aid of the study to establish gold buying stations (GBS) therein. Mr. Valerio is also active in inter-agency meetings and workshops on gold supply chain including artisanal and small-scale gold mining topics. Mr. Valerio is also a member of the BSP Technical Working Group (TWG) for London Bullion Market Association Responsible Gold Guidance (LBMA RGG) that provides technical assistance in the implementation of the BSP Responsible Gold Sourcing Policy (RGSP) for the sustenance of BSP’s compliance with the LBMA RGG. The TWG is also tasked to oversee the supply chain due diligence across all GBS and helps ensure the effective implementation of approved procedures and guidelines in compliance with the BSP RGSP.