Roberto B. Tan
Treasurer of the Philippines
Bureau of the Treasury
Mr. Roberto B. Tan was re-appointed Treasurer of the Philippines in January 2015. Concurrently, he is the Officer-in-Charge of the International Finance Group of the Department of Finance.
Mr. Tan was first appointed as Treasurer of the Philippines in July 2008 and became World Bank Executive Director in November 2012. Mr. Tan has an extensive experience in public finance having assumed several key positions in the Department of Finance, including Undersecretary from 2005 to 2008, Assistant Secretary from 1999 to 2005, and Director in the early 1990s for the International Finance Group. Mr. Tan also assumed the post of Advisor to the Executive Director of the Asian Development Bank Board. His professional background includes treasury management, international finance, consumer credit, and management consulting.
Mr. Tan holds a Master’s degree in Economics from the Fordham University, New York, where he also pursued doctoral studies. He obtained his MBA from the Ateneo de Manila University where he likewise received his Bachelor’s degree in Economics.