Sharon S. Garin


Department of Energy
Presently overseeing the Department of Energy’s Financial Services Bureau, Legal Services Bureau and Nuclear Energy Program Interagency Committee, and as the Department Legislative Liaison Officer – Undersecretary Sharon S. Garin, a CPA-Lawyer by profession addresses legal issues and concerns pertaining to downstream and upstream conventional energy, renewable energy, electric power, nuclear power and other areas within the energy sector; as well as overseeing the budgeting and accounting operations of the agency improving its financial stability and overall effectiveness. Usec. Sharon graduated in Accounting at the University of the Philippines-Iloilo; and Law at Ateneo de Manila School of Law and International MBA at Escuela Superior de Administracion y Direccion de Empresas, Spain. She has instigated several monumental changes and improvements on the implementation of existing processes that had fostered transparency, prudence, and efficiency in the Legal and Financial operations of the Department, as well as the timely formation of the amendment of Electric Power Industry Reform Act of 2001, the Comprehensive Nuclear Regulatory Act, the Philippine Downstream Natural Gas Industry Development Act, the Waste-to-Energy Act, and the amendment of Republic Act No. 9367, otherwise known as the “Biofuels Act of 2006”.