Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat

Department of Tourism - Philippines

BIOGRAPHY
Bernadette Fatima T. Romulo-Puyat (born May 14, 1969) is the current Secretary of Department of Tourism after being appointed by President Rodrigo Duterte in 2018. She attended the University of the Philippines and pursued an undergraduate and a Masters degree in Economics.

CAREER
Secretary Romulo-Puyat was a former lecturer at the UP School of Economics (1994-2006). She also served as an Economic Consultant at the Housing and Urban Development Coordination Council (HUDCC) (2001-2002) and the Presidential
Management Staff (2005-2006), and was Deputy Cabinet Secretary at the Office of the President in 2006.

She was appointed as Undersecretary at the Department of Agriculture from 2007 to 2008 where she was designated as to handle Special Concerns, Administration and Finance, and Agribusiness and Marketing.

Secretary Romulo-Puyat assumed office as the Secretary of the Department of Tourism on May 14, 2018.

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