Eric Genilo finished his undergraduate degree at the Ateneo de Manila University (Business Management). He entered the Society of Jesus in 1987 and was ordained in 1997. He earned his STB degree at the Loyola School of Theology and his MA in Theological Studies at the Ateneo de Manila University. He earned his STL and STD at the Weston Jesuit School of Theology in Cambridge, Massachusetts (currently the School of Theology and Ministry of Boston College). His doctoral dissertation, directed by Fr. James F. Keenan, S.J., was on the moral methodology of the American moral theologian John Cuthbert Ford, S.J. He is a lecturer in the LST LIFE Program for the Laity. He is also a vice-superior and formator at the Loyola House of Studies.