Alexander Gesmundo Biography, Achievements

Alexander Gesmundo is a Filipino lawyer and high government official. He is currently serving as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines.

Alexander Gesmundo
Chief Justice Alexander Gesmundo (Credit: Supreme Court)

Personal Information
Full Name –> Alexander Gahon Gesmundo
Nickname –> Alex
Birth Date –> November 6, 1956
Hometown –> San Pablo City, Laguna, Philippines
Fraternity –> Fraternal Order of Utopia

Family
Wife –> Lynn Magpantay-Gesmundo
Children –> Alastair (son), Ashley Nicole and Allison Arden (twin daughters)
Father –> Juan A. Gesmundo (Farmer)
Mother –> Zenaida B. Gahon (Public School Teacher)

Education
College –> Ateneo de Manila University (ADMU)
Degree –> Bachelor of Laws (1984)
* Passed the Bar in 1985

Political Career / Work Experiences
2021-Present – Supreme Court Chief Justice
2017-2021 – Associate Justice, Supreme Court
2005-2017 – Associate Justice, Sandiganbayan
2001-2005 – Assistant Solicitor General
1998-2001 – Commissioner, Presidential Commission on Good Government
1985-1998 – Trial Lawyer, Office of the Solicitor General (OSG)
1980-1985 – Marketing Officer, Office of the Australian Trade Commissioner, Australian Embassy, Manila
1979-1980 – Market Research Officer, Office of the Australian Trade Commissioner, Australian Embassy, Manila
1977-1979 – Research Analyst, Business Day Corporation

Other Engagements
2019-Present – Co-Chairperson, Final Board of Judges in Metrobank Foundation’s annual Search for Outstanding Filipinos

RELATED: List of Chief Justices of the Philippines

See also: Top Government Officials Under President Rodrigo Duterte

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