Senator Juan Ponce Enrile


Senate Office:
Rm. 601 GSIS Bldg., Financial Center, Roxas Blvd., Pasay City
Trunk Lines: (632) 552-6601 to 70 loc. 5552 / 5587
Telefax No.:  (632) 552-6690
Email: senator_enrile@senate.gov.ph
Website: www.juanponceenrile.com


Biography | Resume | Agenda

PERSONAL

Place of Birth: Gonzaga, Cagayan
Date of Birth February 14, 1924
Spouse: Cristina Castañer
Children: Juan, Jr. and Katrina

EDUCATION

Master of Law Specialized Training in
International Tax
Harvard Law School
Boston, U.S.A., 1955
   
Awardee Harvard Law School
Scholarship Award
   
Bachelor of Laws
Cum Laude and Salutatorian
No. 11, 1953 Bar Examinations with a 91.72%
rating and a perfect score in Commercial Law
University of the Philippines
Class 1953
   
Associate in Arts
Cum Laude
Ateneo de Manila
Class 1949

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Senior Partner : Ponce Enrile Reyes and Manalastas Law Office
   
  : Ponce Enrile Siguion Reyna
  Montecillo and Belo Law Office
  1953-1966
   
Professor of Law : Far Eastern University
  1955-1962
   

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

  • Philippine Constitutional Association
  • Philippine Tax Institute
  • Integrated Bar of the Philippines
  • International Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines
  • Knights of Rizal
  • Philippine Jaycees Senate
  • Harvard Club of the Philippines
  • Manila Overseas Press Club

POLITICAL AFFILIATION

Chairman
Puwersa ng Masang Pilipino (PMP)
Koalisyon ng Nagkakaisang Pilipino (KNP)

PROFESSIONAL PUBLICATIONS

  • "A Proposal on Capital Gains Tax"
  • "Income Tax Treatment of Corporate Merger and Consolidation"
  • "Where There's a Will"

AWARDS

People of the Year Award 2010
(Government Service)
: January 10, 2011
   
Philippine Legion of Honor Degree
of Commander with Bronze Anahaw Leaf
: November 27, 1986
   
Mahaputra Adipranada
Republic of Indonesia
: March 11, 1975
   
Philippine Legion of Honor
Degree of Commander
: December 12, 1974

DOCTOR OF LAWS, HONORIS CAUSA

University of Manila : March 25, 1981
   
Manila Law College : April 6, 1975
   
University of Southern Philippines : April 7, 1973
   

DOCTOR OF HUMANITIES, HONORIS CAUSA

St. Paul University of Cagayan Valley : January 30, 1982
   

GOVERNMENT POSITIONS

LEGISLATIVE BRANCH

15th Congress  
Re-elected President of the Philippine Senate, by 17 senators on July 26, 2010
   
14th Congress  
26th President of the Philippine Senate, elected by 13 senators on November 17, 2008
Chairman1 : Committee on Finance
  Committee on Public Services
   
Vice Chairman2 : Committee on Banks
  Committee on Ways and Means3
   
Membership  
  Committee on Accountability of Public Officers
and Investigations (Blue Ribbon)
  Committee on Accounts
  Committee on Agrarian Reform 
  Committee on Agriculture and Food
  Committee on Constitutional Amendments, Revision
of Codes and Laws
  Committee on Economic Affairs
  Committee on Education, Arts and Culture
  Committee on Energy Committee on Environment
and Natural Resources
  Committee on Foreign Relations
  Committee on Government Corporations and Public Enterprises
  Committee on Justice and Human Rights
  Committee on Local Government  
  Committee on National Defense and Security
  Committee on Peace Unification and Reconciliation
  Committee on Public Order and Illegal Drugs
  Committee on Rules
  Committee on Science and Technology
  Committee on Social Justice, Welfare and Rural Development    
  Committee on Trade and Commerce
  Committee on Urban Planning, Housing and Resettlement
  Committee on Youth, Women and Family Relations
  Commission on Appointments
  Powercom
  LOVFA
   
13th Congress  
Senator : Senate of the Philippines
  2004-2010
   
Member Committee on Accountability of Public Officers
and Investigations (Blue Ribbon)
  Committee on Banks, Financial Institutions and Currencies
  Committee on Constitutional Amendments 
  Committee on Economic Affairs
  Committee on Education, Arts and Culture
  Committee on Energy
  Committee on Environment and Natural Resources
  Committee on Finance
  Committee on Foreign Relations
  Committee on Government Corporations and Public Enterprises
  Committee on Justice and Human Rights
  Committee on Labor, Employment and Human Resources
  Committee on Local Government
  Committee on National Defense and Security
  Committee on Public Order and Illegal Drugs
  Committee on Public Services
  Committee on Rules
  Committee on Ways and Means
  Commission on Appointments
   
11th Congress  
Senator : Senate of the Philippines
  1995-2001
   
Chairman Committee on Government Corporations and Public Enterprises
  Committee on Ways and Means
   
Vice Chairman Committee on Finance
  Committee on Public Services
  Committee on Accountability of Public Officers
and Investigations (Blue Ribbon)
   
10th Congress  
Assistant Minority
Floor Leader
: 1998
   
Chairman : 1995-1998
  Committee on Government Corporations and Public Enterprises
  Committee on Ways and Means
   
9th Congress  
Representative
1st District of Cagayan
: House of Representatives
  Congress of the Philippines
  1992-1995
   
8th Congress  
Senator : Senate of the Philippines
  1987-1992
   
  Senate Minority Floor Leader
  Minority Floor Leader, Commission on Appointments
  Member, Senate Electoral Tribunal
  Member, All Senate standing Committees
   
Assemblyman
Cagayan
: Batasang Pambansa Cagayan
  1984-1986
   
Assemblyman
Cagayan Valley (Region II)
: Interim Batasang Pambansa
  1978-1984
   

EXECUTIVE BRANCH

Minister/Secretary : Ministry/Department of National Defense
  1970-1986
   
Secretary and Concurrently
Chairman
, Board of  Pardons and Parole
Chairman, Anti-Dummy Board
Chairman
, Peace and Order Council
: Department of Justice
  1968-1970
   
Undersecretary and Acting Secretary and Concurrently
Acting Insurance Commissioner,
Commissioner of Customs
Acting Chairman, Monetary Board
Central Bank of the Philippines
: Department of Finance
  1966-1968
   

CHAIRMANSHIP AND MEMBERSHIP IN GOVERNMENT AND PRIVATE CORPORATIONS

   
Chairman
Philippine National Bank

: 1968-1978
National Investment  Development Corp. : 1968-1978
Phil. Coconut Authority  : 1975-1978
United Coconut Planters Bank
Philcomsat Corporation
 
National Police Comm. : 1973-1976
   
Member of the Board
Cultural Center of the Phils.

: 1969-1986
National Economic Development  Authority : 1972-1986
Young Artist Foundation of the Philippines : 1973-1986
Philippine National Oil Co. : 1973-1986
Philippine Maritime Authority : 1974-1986
Fisheries Industry Development  Council : 1975-1986
Energy Development Board  : 1976-1986
Phil. Pilgrimage Authority  : 1978-1986
National Environment Protection Council : 1979-1986
Phil. Crop Insurance Corp. : 1980-1986
Manila Transit Corp. : 1984-1986
Wood Industry Development  Authority : 1985-1986
Philippine Aerospace Development Corp.  

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1 From August 6, 2008 to Nov. 18, 2008
2 From August 29, 2007 to Nov. 18, 2008
3 From August 14, 2007 to Nov. 18, 2008

As of February 1, 2011

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