DANILO L. CONCEPCION (DEAN)
Professor of Law
Professor Danilo L. Concepcion is the current Dean of the University of the Philippines College of Law. He has consistently been at the top of his class. He finished Agricultural Engineering at the De La Salle-Araneta University in 1979, summa cum laude, and subsequently topped the Board Exam. He studied law at the University of the Philippines graduating cum laude in 1983 and was a topnotcher in the Bar Examinations given that year. He received his Master of Laws degree from the University of London in 1986 as a scholar of the British government.
He was appointed Associate Commissioner of the Securities and Exchange Commission in 1996 and served until his resignation in 2000 to become President of the De La Salle-Araneta University.
He returned to UP in 2002 to become Associate Dean of the UP College of Law, Head of the UP Law Center and Director of the Institute of Judicial Administration until May of 2006. He has also served as the UP Vice-President of Legal Affairs.
In February 2017, he was elected as the President of the University of the Philippines, to serve a term of six years.
In addition to this, he actively serves as a law professor, bar reviewer, corporate law practitioner, and radio and TV personality.