His Excellency Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr.


The Republic of the Philippines
Ferdinand “Bongbong” R. Marcos Jr. is the 17th President of the Republic of the Philippines. He has been in public service for more than four decades, achieving a distinguished career in the government. President Marcos previously served as a Senator (2010-2016), Governor of Ilocos Norte (1983-1986; 1998-2007), Representative of Ilocos Norte’s 2nd District (1992-1995; 2007-2010), and Vice Governor of Ilocos Norte (1981-1983). As a lawmaker, he pushed the establishment of the Philippine Youth Commission and the passage of the Philippine Archipelagic Baselines Law. During his tenure as Governor, President Marcos transformed Ilocos Norte into a first-class province of international acclaim, showcasing its natural and cultural destination areas and becoming a pioneer in wind power energy. President Marcos was born on September 13, 1957, to Ferdinand Marcos Sr. and Imelda Marcos. He attended La Salle Greenhills elementary school (1964), and completed his secondary education at Worth School in West Sussex, England (1974). He earned a Special Diploma in Social Studies from Oxford University (1978). President Marcos subsequently enrolled at the Wharton School of Business for a Master of Business Administration. He is married to lawyer Louise Araneta-Marcos, with whom he has three sons.