Maria Lourdes "Luli" Heras-de Leon is a Filipino business executive and serves as a managing director of Ayala Corporation, the oldest conglomerate in the Philippines. She is concurrently president of Ayala Foundation, the social development arm of the business house.
Before joining Ayala, Luli was vice-president for Policy, Government, and Public Affairs at Chevron Geothermal Philippines Holdings (CGPHI), a wholly owned subsidiary of Chevron Corporation.
She started her career as a credit analyst with First City National Bank of Texas, eventually becoming senior vice-president of the bank’s Real Estate Division. She also served as president of the Economic Development Division of the Greater Houston Partnership, where she led inbound investment and recruitment initiatives for Houston, Texas.
Luli holds a Bachelor of Arts in Asian Studies from the University of British Columbia and a Master in Business Administration from Thunderbird School of Global Management.