Atty. Cruz is the Senior Partner of the Santiago, Cruz, and Associates Law Offices. He completed his Master of Laws from the University of the Philippines Diliman in 1990. He joined the PRIMEX Board of Directors in 2015 with the passing of Atty. Angelica Y. Santiago.
After graduating from law school, Atty. Cruz worked with several law offices before joining Santiago, Cruz, and Associates Law Offices in 1999. The year before that, he also became the Chairman of the National Telecommunications Commission for a year.
He has been teaching at the College of Law in Adamson University since 2007 and serving as one of the Trustees since 2013. He also serves as Trustee and Chairman of the Board of La Salle Green Hills, Mandaluyong City and a Trustee of the La Salle – Jaime Hilario School in Bagac, Bataan.
Aside from his work with PRIMEX, Atty. Cruz also serves as the Consultant on Legal and Regulatory Affairs of several broadcasting and telecommunication companies such as Smart Communications, Inc., TV5, and Sun Cellular, among others. He is an active member of several academic, soci-civic, and business organizations such as the American Chamber of Commerce in the Philippines, Management Association of the Philippines, and the Rules and Law Committee of the Badminton Asia Confederation. He was also a member and past President of the Rotary Club of Manila Bay. Since 2013, Atty. Cruz has also been serving as a Trustee of Adamson University.
Atty. Cruz earned his bachelor’s degree in AB Philosophy from the University of the Philippines Diliman. He became a member of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines, Quezon City Chapter in 1991.