Teodoro L. Locsin, Jr.Secretary of Foreign Affairs of the Philippines at Government of the Philippines
H.E. Teodoro L. Locsin, Jr. is the Secretary of Foreign Affairs of the Philippines. Prior to assuming this position, he served as Permanent Representative of the Philippines to the United Nations. A lawyer by profession and a journalist by trade, he holds a Master of Laws from Harvard Law School, and was publisher, editorial writer, and co- anchor and host of a number of national broadsheets and radio and TV news shows. In government, he served as legal counsel and speechwriter to President Corazon Aquino, and speechwriter to Presidents Joseph Estrada and Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. He was also elected to the Philippine House of Representatives, representing the First District of Makati City from 2001 to 2010.