Teresa Ira Maris P. Guanzon
Ms. Guanzon is public policy lawyer with a background in economics and a special interest in energy. She is currently the Director of the Senate Energy Committee under the Office of Sen. Gatchalian, where she has worked on oversight and legislation on the entire energy value chain - the upstream, midstream, and downstream sectors - and its impact on the energy security, equity, and environmental sustainability. She has worked on a number of energy research and policy projects such as the Energy Reform Project of the Ateneo de Manila University and SSG Advisors, LLC, and the Energy Policy and Development Program of the UPecon Foundation. In addition to the Senate, Ms. Guanzon’s government experience includes the Supreme Court of the Philippines, the House of Representatives, and the Department of Finance. She obtained her BS and MA in Economics as well as her Juris Doctor degree from the University of the Philippines.