Benjamin Diokno Biography, Age, Family, Achievements

Benjamin Diokno is a Filipino economist and government official. He is currently serving as secretary of the Department of Finance (DoF). Previously, he was the governor of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP).

Personal Information
Complete Name –> Benjamin Estoista Diokno
Nickname –> Ben
Birth Date –> March 31, 1948 (Age 74)
Hometown –> Taal, Batangas, Philippines

Wife –> N/A
Children –> Charlotte Justine Diokno-Sicat, Benjamin G. Diokno Jr., Jonathan Neil G. Diokno
Father –> Leodegario Diokno y Badillo
Mother –> Loreta Estoista
Relative –> Atty. Chel Diokno (Distant cousin)

College –> University of the Philippines (UP) Diliman
Degree –> Public Administration
Master –> Public Administration (UP)
Master –> Economics (UP)
Master –> Political Economy (Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, USA)
PhD –> Economics (Syracuse University in New York, USA)

Government Career / Work Experiences
2022-Present – Secretary, Department of Finance
2019-2022 – Governor, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP)
1998-2001, 2016-2019 – Secretary, Department of Budget and Management
* Former Chairman, Board of Trustees of the Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila (City University of Manila)
* Former Chairman, Local Water Utilities Administration
* Former Chairman and CEO, Philippine National Oil Company (PNOC)
* Professor Emeritus, UP School of Economics

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