Edilberto de Jesus

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Edilberto C. de Jesus is the incumbent President of the Asian Institute of Management in Makati, Philippines. He was appointed Secretary of Education on 16 September 2002 by then-President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.[1] to replace Sec. Raul Roco, who earlier resigned the cabinet post.


Previous positions[edit]

  • President, University of the Cordilleras, Baguio, 2008
  • Secretariat Director, Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization, 2005-2007
  • Far Eastern University, Manila, 1995-2002
  • Associate Dean and Chairman, AIM Policy Forum, Asian Institute of Management, 1994-1995
  • Associate Dean, Enterprise Project Research, Asian Institute of Management, 1992-1993
  • Presidential Adviser on Rural Development, Office of the President, 1988-1992
  • Deputy Commissioner, Presidential Office of the Peace Commission, 1987-1992
  • Chair, Rural Development Management Program, Asian Institute of Management, 1986-1987
  • Faculty, Rural Development Management Program, Asian Institute of Management, 1980-1986

Select affiliations[edit]

  • Trustee, Ateneo de Manila University, 1991-2002
  • Director, Centro Escolar University, 2006-2008
  • Columnist, Manila Bulletin, 2006-2009
  • Director, Manila Hotel, 2004-2006
  • Chairman, Institute of Environmental Sciences for Social Change, 2000-2002
  • President, Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities, 2002
  • Trustee, Coordinating Council for Private Educational Associations, 1996-2002
  • Trustee, Council for Security Cooperation in the Asia-Pacific
  • Trustee, National Museum
  • Trustee, The International Center for Innovation, Transformation and Excellence in Governance (INCITEGov)


  1. ^ "It's Official: De Jesus Is New Education Chief". Philippine Daily Inquirer. 25 Aug 2002. Retrieved 15 July 2011. 
Preceded by
Raul Roco
Secretary of Education
Succeeded by
Florencio Abad