Rafael Padilla

Rafael Padilla

Co-Founder, Fintech Philippines Association

Rafael Padilla is a commercial attorney who focuses on financial technology, cryptoassets and blockchain.  He is working with many of the blockchain and financial technology startups in the Philippines, serving their legal, regulatory and compliance requirements.

Rafael is a Professor of Law at San Beda Alabang School of Law where he teaches Legal Interpretation, Constitutional Law, Tax and Transport Law. 


Rafael also co-founded the Fintech Philippines Association and the Blockchain Association of the Philippines, a non-profit  group that represents the interests of the local blockchain community. As a community organizer, he leads  two blockchain-oriented meetup communities in the Philippines -  Manila Ethereum and Makati Digital Currency.