David Consunji is the chairman of DMCI (D.M Consunji Incorporated) Holdings. The billionaire is also a former Secretary of the Public Works, Transportation and Communications. He is a self made man who has accumulated great wealth due to his construction expertise. Due to his business activities, he has accumulated a net worth of $2.7 Billion and ranks at no. 8 on Forbes Lists in the Philippines 50 richest.
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His success began in his youthful years when he worked as a concrete inspector where he gained valuable insight about what is involved in construction to the point where he able to set up his own company by the name, David Consunji Civil Engineers and Contractors. The business tycoon set up many different companies and as his business grew, Mr Consunji established DMCI Holdings Incorporated to consolidate his businesses. DMCI Holdings is the parent Company of leading firms that include; DMCI Homes, DMCI Mining Corporation, Semirara Mining Corporation, D.M Consunji Inc., and DMCI MPIC Water Company.
Besides that, Mr. Consunji also served as the President of Philippine Institute of Civil Engineers, International Federation of Asian & Western Pacific Contractors’ Association and Philippine Contractors Association. He also served as the Vice President of the Confederation of International Contractors’ Association. Mr. Consunji holds a Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Philippines. The billionaire is married and has eight children.