Philippines House of Representatives
Jose “Joey” Salceda represents Albay's 2nd District in the Philippine House of Representatives and is chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee. He previously served as governor of Albay province. Prior to that, he briefly served as President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo’s chief of staff before he resigned to pursue his gubernatorial bid in Albay.
Mr. Salceda was born on October 26, 1961. He graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Management Engineering from the Ateneo de Manila University in 1982 and received his master's degree in Business Management at the Asian Institute of Management. At the Ateneo de Manila University, former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo was his economics professor while former President Benigno Aquino III was his classmate. He is married to Francia G. Salceda.