| Fri, 22 Sep 2023

Market Surveillance Committee

Market Governance
Market Surveillance Committee

The Market Surveillance Committee (MSC) is tasked primarily to monitor and assess the trading activities of WESM participants to ensure efficiency and fair competition in the market. The MSC is also tasked to prepare periodic reports which outline the activities of WESM participants in the spot market or such other matters concerning the operation of the spot market. The MSC is directly involved in developing and governing the Philippine electricity market. The Committee performs its functions in accordance with the WESM Market Surveillance, Enforcement and Compliance Market Manual and other relevant manuals.


The MSC shall have five (5) expert members in engineering, law and economics being independent from the Philippine electric power industry and the Government.


Members of the Market Surveillance Committee:

Atty. Doroteo B. Aguila (Chairman)
A.B. Economics, UP School of Economics
Bachelor of Laws, UP College of Law
Executive Development Program, Asian Institute of Management
National Secretary (2021 to 2023) and Governor (2019 to 2021), Integrated Bar of the Philippines
Member, Board of Trustees, International Center for Conflict Resolution

Engr. Arthur N. Escalante
B.S. Electrical Engineering
M.S. Electrical Engineering
Formerly affiliated with Private Distribution Utility


Engr. Christian M. Orias, Ph.D.
B.S. Electrical Engineering
M.S. Management Engineering
Ph.D. Industrial Engineering
Adjunct Faculty Member, Asian Institute of Management


Engr. Ferdinand P. Villareal
B.S. Electrical Engineering
M.S. Management
Former Director, Engineering Department, National Electrification Administration


Engr. Peter L. Wallace
B.S. Electrical Engineering
President of the Wallace Business Forum

President of AYC Consultants, Inc.