MANUEL PEREZ AQUINO
Executive Director (Director V)
House of Representatives (HRep)
3F, Main Building, Batasan Pambansa Complex
Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines
Phone: (632) 931-6032
(632) 931-5001 loc. 7503
Fax: (632) 931-6519
As a Joint-Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholar, Mr. Manuel Perez Aquino obtained his Master of Arts in Development Economics at Williams College, Massachusetts where he was in the Dean’s List and was awarded the Williams College - Jack Larned International Management Prize. He also interned with the Dealing Room and the Industrial Research Department of a Japanese Bank in New York under its Global Finance Internship Program.
Likewise, Mr. Aquino has an M.A. in Economics from the University of the Philippines, where he also graduated with a BS in Business Economics, cum laude. Under various scholarship grants, he took short courses at the Economics Institute in Boulder, Colorado; Public Service Management Program at the Swedish Institute of Management (IFL) in Stockholm, Sweden; Program in Development Management at the Asian Institute of Management; and Competition Law in Seoul, South Korea.
Mr. Aquino is a member of the Global Network of Parliamentary Budget Officers (GNPBO) and has attended the annual Assemblies in Washington, D.C. (2016) and Ottawa (2017). He has likewise participated in the 3-part Workshop Series in Jakarta, Indonesia on “Strengthening Scientific/Research Services of AIPA (ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly) Member Parliaments”. Over the years, he has been an official Philippine delegate to various programmes such as the 1st ASEAN Experts Group on Competition (AEGC) High-level Policy Dialogue, the 1st APEC Next Generations Program, and the 13th SSEAYP.