Atty. Sy is a former Assistant Secretary of the Department of Justice from 2008 to 2016. He chaired the Criminal Code Committee that crafted the modern criminal code and established the Office of Cybercrime and the Office for Competition with their enabling legislation.
Prior to this, he was a State Prosecutor handling specialized cases on money laundering, business fraud, cybercrime, terrorist financing, and cartels.
Mr. Sy is a professor of law and a bar reviewer. and procedure and a lecturer on risk management and corporate governance. He is also an author and a columnist.
He graduated with degrees on Bachelor of Science Major in Management Engineering and Juris Doctor Law from the Ateneo de Manila University and has a Master’s Degree in Public Management from the University of the Philippines.