ATTY. CATHERINE L. FONG
Undersecretary for Privatization and Corporate Affairs, Department of Finance (DOF)
Alternate Member, CAAP Board
Background
USEC Fong has worked in public-private partnerships (PPP) for almost twenty years. A lawyer by background, she has worked with both public and private sectors in various PPP projects. Appointed by the president in July 2022, Cathy now serves as the Undersecretary for Privatization and Corporate Affairs at the Department of Finance (DOF), entrusted with the task of creating a more enabling environment for PPPs to flourish, among other critical mandates. Prior to her role in the DOF, USEC Fong was a valuable member of the transaction advisory team of the Office of Public-Private Partnership of the Asian Development Bank, where she had served since its creation in 2015.
She graduated AB Communications from Ateneo De Manila University and also holds her Juris Doctor at the same school.