Prior to joining Kroll, Carlos served as Data Protection Officer at the Presidential Security Group (PSG) and led the Technical Surveillance Countermeasures (TSCM) and Electronic Countermeasures (ECM) teams. While at the PSG, he concurrently held the title of cyber security consultant at the National Security Council, Office of the President, Republic of the Philippines. Carlos is also a member of the Philippine Military Academy “Mandala” Class of 2006, having earned his commission in the Philippine Army, and served in the 2nd Infantry Division and the Special Operations Command.
Carlos teaches Applied Cryptography at the Holy Angel University as part of its Master’s in Cyber Security program, the first such program in the Philippines.
Carlos holds a Master’s in Information Security (with distinction) from the Royal Holloway University of London and a Postgraduate Diploma, Research and Development Management from the University of the Philippines. He is also a Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Certified Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator (CHFI), EC-Council Certified Security Analyst (ECSA), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).