Assistant Secretary, Digital Philippines and E-Commerce Lead, Department of Trade and Industry

Philippines Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Assistant Secretary Jean Pacheco is a highly motivated, and dedicated Career Executive Service Officer (CESO) with significant contribution and experience in public sector management, specifically, planning, monitoring & evaluation, performance management, and public policy formulation. She has been with the DTI family for 21 years. In 2012, as Planning Director she was instrumental in the adoption of the Performance Governance System (PGS) which resulted in the DTI being named by the Institute for Solidarity in Asia (ISA), in 2015, as one of eleven “Islands of Good Governance”, in recognition of efforts to implement sustainable and transformative reforms in public service.

As a CESO, ASEC Pacheco is a Gawad CES (2017) nominee and a 2015 CES VIP (Very Innovative Person 2015) awardee, for introducing innovation and institutionalizing good governance initiatives in the DTI. Her current portfolio as DTI Assistant Secretary includes E-commerce, logistics and supply chain, and business name registration. She also serves as the Department Legislative Liaison Office (DLLO).