Fiscal Policy and Monitoring Group (FPMG), Department of Finance, Republic of the Philippines
Dr. Cielo Magno is an Undersecretary at the Department of Finance. She oversees the Fiscal Policy and Monitoring Group which is responsible for recommending fiscal policies, formulating tax reform proposals as well as forecasting and programming national government revenues.
Prior to being appointed as Undersecretary, Dr. Magno was an Associate Professor at the University of the Philippines’ School of Economics. She has more than twenty years of experience in research and policy work with the public and the private sector including local and international agencies.
Dr. Magno has broad experience working with governments, the private sector, and the civil society. She was a member of the international board of the Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (EITI) and an advisory committee member of the CONNEX Global Initiative. She also sat on the board of various civil society organizations.
She obtained her Masters degree in Economics from the University of the Philippines, School of Economics and a PhD in Law and Public Policy from Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts as a Fulbright scholar. Republic of the Philippines DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE Roxas Boulevard Corner Pablo Ocampo, Sr. Street Manila 1004