Andres B. Reyes, Jr., 71 years old, Filipino, is an Independent Director of Basic Energy Corporation from November 26, 2020 up to the present. He is a retired Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines where he served as Associate Justice from July, 2017 to May, 2020. Prior to his appointment as Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, he served as Associate Justice of the Court of Appeals from May, 1999 to February, 2010, after which he was appointed as Presiding Justice of the Court of Appeals from February, 2010 until his appointment as Associate Justice of the Supreme Court. He was a Judge of the Metropolitan Trial Court -Makati and thereafter, a Judge of the Regional Trial Court- San Mateo, Rizal, before his appointment as Associate Justice of the Court of Appeals.
He is a member of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines, the Philippine Bar Association, and the Philippine Judges Association, was a Director/President of the Rizal Judges Association and is a member of the Asean Law Association. For his civic and social work, he is the Chairman of the LSGH Lawyers League Association.
He attended the corporate governance conducted by the Center for Global Best Practices in March, 2021 and he attended the corporate governance seminar conducted by the Institute of Corporate Directors for new directors of listed companies in December, 2021. He obtained his Bachelor of Laws degree from the Ateneo Law School in 1978. He was admitted to the Bar in 1979. He took special courses like the Top Management Program at the Asian Institute of Management in 1986, Program Instruction for Lawyers at the Ateneo Law School in 2005, and Harvard Negotiation Intensive Workshop at the Harvard Law School in 2015. He obtained his Bachelor of Science major in Economics degree, from St. Mary’s College in California, USA, in 1972, Master of Public Administration degree from the Philippine Women’s University in 2002 and gained partial units in Master of Laws at the Manuel L. Quezon University in 2002.