President Rodrigo R. Duterte has appointed Atty. Emmanuel S. Galvez as Assistant Secretary of the Department of Science and Technology as per appointment dated 5 September 2016.
Atty. Galvez brings with him his varied experiences in the private and public sector, beginning with: as Legislative Head of the Office of Senator Butz Aquino; Executive Director of the Department of Agrarian Reform Adjudication Board; Associate Solicitor III at the Office of the Solicitor General; Vice President and Legal Counsel of the Destileria Limtuaco Group of Companies; Vice President for Legal of the Araneta-affiliate Uniprom Inc;, General Counsel of the Splash Group of Companies; and as Vice President for Compliance and Board Secretary of the Social Housing Finance Corporation. He is also a stakeholder in the DOST as a proud parent of a PSHS and SEI scholar, and serves as Assistant Coordinator of Lay Ministers at the San Isidro Labrador Parish, Philand Drive, Pasong Tamo, Quezon City.
He will assume position as Assistant Secretary for Finance, Administrative and Legal Affairs. He will also serve as General Counsel and Head Lawyer of the Department, its regional offices and all attached agencies and institutes.
L-R: Undersecretary Carol Magsino Yorobe, Secretary Fortunato T. De La Peña, Assistant Secretary Emmanuel Galvez, Mrs. Josefina R. Galvez, Incoming Undersecretary Anthony Sales, and Assistant Secretary Urdujah A. Tejada