Director General's Corner
On March 23, 2023, President Marcos appointed Tereso O. Panga as the new Director General of the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA).
With a career spanning 24 years under PEZA, Mr. Panga rose from the ranks as formerly the Division Chief of Policy Planning (2000), Zone Manager of Lima Technology Center and other Ecozones in Batangas (2002), and Zone Administrator of Baguio City Economic Zone (2004) and Cavite Economic Zone (2008), and the Deputy Director General for Policy and Planning since 2010.
A Career Executive Service (CES) eligible since 2002, Mr. Panga is PEZA’s lead manager for policy and planning, ecozone development, digital transformation, special projects and programs, management information systems, building and environmental code compliance, energy efficiency and other eco-industrial initiatives.
Mr. Panga obtained his BA Comparative Literature (1991) and MA Industrial Relations (2000) from the University of the Philippines – Diliman. He also completed an executive course on Urban, Industrial and Environmental Management at the National University of Singapore (2009), and participated in the 3rd Temasek Leaders in Economic Development Programme for Senior Public Officials at the Civil Service College in Singapore (2016).