Arly was born in the Philippines, but grew up in the US. He graduated from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, MA, USA, with a degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering. After university, he was commissioned as a military officer for the United States Air Force, where he worked in the intelligence field focusing on the space industry. After four years of service, Arly left the military and worked a short period as a consultant for a boutique firm in Boston before pursuing his MBA. He finds the diversity and the collaborative nature of the School the most exciting part about his experience at London Business School. Arly has been impressed with the quality and richness of interactions with his classmates and world class faculty. In addition to being a Student Ambassador, Arly is a member of the Military in Business club and is co-President of the Emerging Markets club. He is looking forward to starting his general management career on the Metlife Global Leadership Development programme, where he will be rotating assignments around the world.