About Us

BPI Direct BanKo, Inc., A Savings Bank (or “BanKo”) is the product of a merger between two specialized thrift bank units of the Bank of the Philippine Islands: BPI Direct Savings Bank (the Philippines’ first internet bank), and BPI BanKo (the country’s first mobile savings bank).

BanKo’s mission is to promote financial inclusion by providing access to easy, convenient and affordable loan products to fund the operations or grow the businesses of self-employed microentrepreneurs (SEMEs).  By strengthening the financial capacities of its clients, BanKo aims to create a positive impact in their quality of life, and ultimately, contribute to the country’s economic growth.


Board of Directors


  Marie Josephine M. Ocampo 

  Jerome B. Minglana

  Cezar P. Consing   
  Natividad N. Alejo 
  Jose Ferdinand B. de Luzuriaga 
  Jaime Alfonso Antonio E. Zobel de Ayala 
  Aurelio R. Montinola III
  Jesus V. Razon, Jr.
  Ignacio C. Bunye