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Posted by on Feb 13, 2013 in Profiles | 0 comments

Paolo Benigno “Bam” A. Aquino IV


Born: May 7, 1977

Age: 35

Residence: Manila, Philippines

Ateneo De Manila University, Summa cum Laude in Management Engineering
Harvard University Kennedy School of Government, Executive Program in Public Policty and Leadership

Professional Background:
Current Board Member of Rags2Riches, Venture for Fundraising, and the coca-Cola Foundation
Previous special project manager at the ABS-CBN Foundation; former TV host for Studio 23



Position on (if applicable):
1. RH Bill – FOR
2. Political Dynasties – AGAINST (odd, because of the fact he seems to be utilizing his family’s political capital)
3. Impeachments (Erap & Corona) – Erap, FOR; Corona, no stance
4. Sin Tax – FOR

Political Party History:

Current Political Affiliation: Liberal Party

Political Work:
Chairman of the National Youth Commission (age 25), implemented the Ten Accomplished Youth Organizations Search and the Presidential Youth Fellowship Program


Relatives in Government (if applicable):
—Ninoy Aquino (uncle)
—Noynoy Aquino

Awards (if applicable):
—Young Global Leader and Schwab Foundation Social Entrepreneurship of the Year, World Economic Forum
—Ten Outstanding Young Men of the Philippines
—Asia21 Young Leader
—Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist
—Ten Outstanding Young Persons, 2012

Organizations (if applicable):
—Hapinoy (very significant for him, although I don’t know how we can highlight this)