Robert "Ace" Barbers

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Robert "Ace" Barbers
Member of the House of Representatives from Surigao del Norte-2nd District
Assumed office
June 30, 2016
Preceded by Guillermo A. Romarate, Jr.
In office
June 30, 1998 – June 30, 2007
Preceded by Robert Barbers
Succeeded by Guillermo A. Romarate, Jr.
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
Personal details
Born (1969-05-31) May 31, 1969 (age 48)
Manila, Philippines
Nationality Filipino
Political party

Lakas-CMD (1998-2009)

Nacionalista Party (2009- present)
PDP-Laban (2016- 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), or also known simply as 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. 

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