RECTO, Ralph

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LIBERAL PARTY

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT

• BS Business Administration (College of St. Benilde of De La Salle University – Manila)
• Certificate I Business Economics (University of Asia and the Pacific)
• Leadership Scholarship Course (John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard university)

PUBLIC SERVICE RECORD

• Member of the House of representatives (1992-2001)
• Director-General of National Economic and Development Authority and Secretary of Socio-Economic Planning (2008-2009)
• Senator (2001, 2010-2016)
• Chair, Committees on Ways and Means and on Trade and Industry
• Social Reform and Poverty Alleviation Act
• The Philippine Economic Zone Law
• Amendment to the Special Economic Zone Law
• The Retail Trade Liberalization Law
• Regional Headquarters Law and the Comprehensive Tax Reform Law

PLATFORMS

    1. Prioritize education, health care, employment, and peace and order

MISCELLANEOUS

• LP and GP senatorial candidate
• In 2012, as committee chair for the senate Ways and Means Committee, Recto was criticized by doctors, anti-smoking groups and the Aquino Administration for “diluting” the then proposed Sin Tax Bill in favor of Tobacco firms int the Philippines reducing proposed taxes from P60 Billion to P15 Billion. In response to the pressure, Senator Recto soon stepped down as the chairman of the senate Ways and Means Committee.

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