Robert "Ace" Barbers

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Robert "Ace" Barbers
Governor of Surigao del Norte
In office
June 30, 2007 – June 30, 2010
Vice Governor Arturo Carlos Egay, Jr.
Preceded by Robert Lyndon Barbers
Succeeded by Sol Matugas
Member of the House of Representatives from Surigao del Norte-2nd District
In office
June 30, 1998 – June 30, 2007
Preceded by Robert Barbers
Succeeded by Guillermo A. Romarate, Jr.
In office
June 30, 2016 – June 30, 2019
Preceded by Guillermo A. Romarate, Jr.
Personal details
Born (1969-05-31) May 31, 1969 (age 47)
Manila, Philippines
Nationality Filipino
Political party Independent (1998-present)
Spouse(s) Bernadette Sison
Children Robert King Barbers
Robert Jack Barbers
Robert Ace Barbers, Jr.
Robert Spade Barbers
Profession Politician

Robert Ace S. Barbers (usually stylized as Robert "Ace" Barbers) is a politician and the son of Robert Barbers.[1]

Early life[edit]

Born Robert Ace Smith Barbers on May 31, 1969 in Manila, Philippines. He is the second of four siblings by Robert Barbers and Virginia Smith.

Personal life[edit]

He is married to Bernadette Sison with 4 sons: Robert King, Robert Jack, Robert Ace Jr., and Robert Spade.

Educational Life[edit]

Government Service/Political Life[edit]

  • 1987-1988: Elected SK Federation - Makati City
  • 1998-2007: Representative - 2nd District Surigao del Norte
  • 2007–2010: Governor - Surigao del Norte
  • 2016-2019: Representative - 2nd District Surigao del Norte

Work History[edit]

  • 1990-1997: President, Vintage Specialist Philippine Village Hotel
  • 1995-1997: Director of Marketing Philippine Village Hotel
  • 1994-1995: Director for Sales Philippine Village Hotel
  • 1993-1994: Associates Dir. For Sales Philippine Village Hotel
  • 1992-1992: Sales and Account Manager Philippine Village Hotel
  • 1991-1992: Account Executive Philippine Village Hotel


  • Knights of Columbus, St. Andrew Council - Treasurer
  • Hotel Sales Marketing Association - Member
  • Political Science Society, DLSU - Member
  • AISEC Philippines - Member
  • Rotary Civic Action Club - Member
  • Couples for Christ, Quezon City - Member
  • Parish Renewal Experience, St. Andrew Parish - Member
  • Surigaonon Association, Inc. Manila Chapter External - Vice-President
  • Suriguenos, Inc. Committee on Livelihood Chairman


  • Community Organizing
  • Development of Youth Programs
  • Politics
  • Golf
  • Basketball
  • Table Tennis


  1. ^ "What could wipe out political dynasties?". ABS-CBN. June 1, 2010. Retrieved January 12, 2011.