Structure & Leadership



  • OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY (OSEC)


    The authority and responsibility for the exercise of the mandate of the Department and for the discharge of its power and functions shall be vested in the Secretary of Finance, who shall have supervision and control of the Department and shall be appointed by the President.

    Name: Benjamin E. Diokno
    Designation : SECRETARY
    Telephone : 8523-9219
    Email: dofosec2022@gmail.com

    Name: Maria Edita Z. Tan
    Designation : Chief of Staff
    Telephone : (632) 8523-5671
    Email: secfin@dof.gov.ph

    Name: Joan Monique Kabigting
    Designation : Head Executive Assistant
    Telephone : 8523-9215
    Email: secfin@dof.gov.ph

    Name: Micah Tolosa
    Designation : Executive Assistant
    Telephone : 8525-5166/8523-9220
    Email: mtolosa@dof.gov.ph

    Name: Iana Cabarle
    Designation : Executive Assistant
    Telephone : 8525-5166/8523-9220
    Email: icabarle@dof.gov.ph

  • Office of the Chief Economist (OCE)


    Name : Undersecretary Zeno Ronald R. Abenoja
    Designation : Chief Economic Counselor
    Address : 6th Floor, DOF Bldg., BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila 1004, Philippines
    Telephone :
    Email : oce@dof.gov.ph

    Name : Eufrocinio M. Bernabe Jr.
    Designation : Assistant Secretary
    Address : 3rd Floor, DOF Bldg., BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila 1004, Philippines
    Telephone :
    Email : ebernabe@dof.gov.ph

    Name : Marites B. Olivia
    Designation : Assistant Chief Economic Counselor
    Address : 3rd Floor, DOF Bldg., BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila 1004, Philippines
    Telephone :
    Email : oce@dof.gov.ph

  • Legal Affairs Office(LAO)


    Legal Affairs Office

    Provides legal services and opinions to and conducts legal research on the domestic and international aspect of taxes, customs, and tariff, as appropriate within the Department as well as bureaus and offices under it.

    Name : Bayani H. Agabin
    Designation : UNDERSECRETARY
    Address : 6th Floor, DOF Bldg., BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila 1004, Philippines
    Telephone No. : 8523-9222
    Email : bagabin@dof.gov.ph

    Name : Danielle Marie S. Rieza-Culangen
    Designation : Assistant Secretary
    Address : 5th Floor, DOF Bldg., BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila 1004, Philippines
    Telephone No. : 8526-0531
    Email : drieza@dof.gov.ph

    Name : Joyce M. Briones
    Designation : OIC Director IV
    Address : 5th Floor, DOF Bldg., BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila 1004, Philippines
    Telephone No. : 8526-8449
    Email : jbriones@dof.gov.ph

    Name : Marina Elenita S. Lizaso
    Designation : OIC Director III
    Address : 5th Floor, DOF Bldg., BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila 1004, Philippines
    Telephone No. : 8526-8449
    Email : mlizaso@dof.gov.ph

  • Internal Audit Service (IAS)


    Name : Lorna M. Jacinto
    Designation : OIC DIRECTOR IV
    Address : 7th Floor, EDPC Bldg., BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila 1004, Philippines
    Telephone No. : 8524-1142
    Email : ljacinto@dof.gov.ph

    http://www.dof.gov.ph/index.php/internal-audit-service/

  • REVENUE INTEGRITY PROTECTION SERVICE (RIPS)


    The Revenue Integrity Protection Service (RIPS) is the anti-corruption arm of the DOF created by Executive Order 259 (December 17, 2003).

    RIPS investigates allegations of corruption in the DOF and its attached agencies such as the Bureau of Internal Revenue and the Bureau of Customs, the Bureau of Local Government Finance, Bureau of Treasury, Central Board of Assessment Appeals, the Insurance Commission, the National Tax Research Center, the Fiscal Incentives Review Board, and the Privatization and Management Office. Following the results of these investigations, RIPS then files the necessary charges against erring officials and employees with the appropriate government agencies (e.g., Office of the Ombudsman).

    RIPS encourages active participation form the public in eradicating corruption in government.

    Name : Bayani H. Agabin
    Designation : UNDERSECRETARY
    Address: 6th Floor DOF Building, BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila 1004, Philippines
    Telephone No. :(632) 8523-9222
    Email : bagabin@dof.gov.ph

    Name : Ray Gilberto J. Espinosa
    Designation : Director IV
    Address : 7th Floor, EDPC Bldg., BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila 1004, Philippines
    Telephone No. : (632) 8404-1775
    Email : respinosa@dof.gov.ph

  • Information Management Service (IMS)


    The Information Management Service (IMS) is under the Office of the Secretary. Its functions are tasks and responsibilities relating to the (a) communication of the DOF’s programs, projects, activities, as well as accomplishments of the Department and the Economic Development Cluster, to various stakeholders through the dissemination of public information and other materials in traditional and digital platforms, (b) media relations, (c) stakeholder engagement, and (d) management of information-related initiatives, among others.[1]

    Name : Valery Joy A. Brion
    Designation : ASSISTANT SECRETARY
    Address : 3rd Floor, DOF Bldg., BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila 1004, Philippines
    Telephone : (632) 8523-5678
    Email : vbrion@dof.gov.ph

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    [1]Pursuant to the letter of approval dated October 14, 2021, from the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) for the creation of the DOF’s Communications Office, specifically referred to as the Information Management Service

  • Fiscal Policy and Monitoring Group (FPMG)


    The Fiscal Policy and Monitoring Group (FPMG) is primarily responsible for forecasting and programming revenues of the national government (NG), cash programming, and monitoring of NG finances. It also formulates and shepherds tax reform proposals and other fiscal policy recommendations as the legislative liaison arm of the DOF.​

    Name : Maria Cielo D. Magno
    Designation : UNDERSECRETARY
    Address : 6th Floor, DOF Bldg., BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila, 1004, Philippines
    Telephone No. :
    Email : cmagno@dof.gov.ph

    Name : Valery Joy A. Brion
    Designation : ASSISTANT SECRETARY
    Address : 3rd Floor, DOF Bldg., BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila 1004, Philippines
    Telephone : (632) 8523-5678
    Email : vbrion@dof.gov.ph

    Name : Juvy C. Danofrata
    Designation : ASSISTANT SECRETARY (as FIRB Secretariat Head)
    Address : 3rd Floor, DOF Bldg., BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila 1004, Philippines
    Telephone :
    Email : jdanofrata@dof.gov.ph


    Fiscal Policy And Planning Office

    The Fiscal Policy and Planning Office (FPPO) formulates long-range and annual projections of revenue needs, cash position, and borrowing capacity of the NG as a basis for the DOF’s policy decisions. FPPO supervises policy research and development on fiscal and tax measures undertaken by the operating bureaus and offices of the DOF. It also coordinates with other government agencies on policy research as it impacts on fiscal and tax measures. Specifically, FPPO:

    • Assists in the overall macroeconomic planning process in coordination with the Development Budget Coordination Committee (DBCC) by providing inputs to the NG’s annual and medium-term fiscal program

    • Prepares, assesses, and forecasts the revenue program, including projections

    • Consolidates the public sector financial position and public sector debt from reports provided by the Corporate Affairs Group, Bureau of the Treasury, GFIs and BSP.

    • Prepares studies on excise taxation, value-added tax (VAT) and tariffs, which includes the formulation or drafting of tax reform measures and position papers; the provision of technical assistance to Congress; and the review of implementing rules and regulations (IRR)

    • Collects, monitors, reviews, consolidates, and analyzes economic reports and data required for fiscal planning and policy formulation activities

    Name : Rowena S. Sta. Clara
    Designation : DIRECTOR IV
    Address : 3rd Floor, DOF Bldg., BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila, 1004, Philippines
    Telephone No. : (632) 8525-4332
    Email : rstaclara@dof.gov.ph

    Name : Johanna P. Hortinela
    Designation : DIRECTOR III
    Address : 3rd Floor, DOF Bldg., BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila, 1004, Philippines
    Telephone No. : (632) 8525-4332
    Email : jpagao@dof.gov.ph


    Policy, Research and Liaison Office

    The Policy, Research and Liaison Office is primarily responsible for tax policy formulation, legislative liaison work on tax, financial and economic proposals, and information dissemination activities.

    Specifically, these involve the:

    • Conduct of studies and simulations, and preparations of DOF position papers/comments on various tax and fiscal-related bills or on the tax aspects of other bills initiated by other agencies or legislators

    • Drafting of tax reform bills and the submission and shepherding of the same in both Houses of Congress

    • Extension of technical assistance to both Houses of Congress and individual legislators in the drafting and analysis of tax bills

    • Participation in the preparation or review of the IRR of various tax laws or laws with tax provisions

    • Conduct of briefings/lectures on the mandate, functions, activities, and accomplishments of the DOF to visiting students from various colleges and universities, as well as other government functionaries.

    Name : Jamalliah D. Disomimba
    Designation : DIRECTOR IV
    Address : 7th Floor, EDPC Bldg., BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila 1004, Philippines
    Telephone No. : (632) 8525-0260
    Email : jdisomimba@dof.gov.ph

  • Privatization and Corporate Affairs Group (PCAG)


    Privatization Group

    The Privatization Group provides technical and administrative assistance to the Secretary of Finance in the exercise of his function as Chairman of the Committee on Privatization. It evaluates and reviews issues involved in the prospective privatization or disposal of government corporation assets, monitors the implementation of dispositive actions for transferred assets and GOCCs approved by the President including the introduction of necessary legislation thereon, and assesses the aggregative and sectoral financial and socio-economic impact of the privatization or disposal of specific transferred or corporate assets in coordination with other appropriate and concerned entities.

    Name : Catherine L. Fong
    Designation : UNDERSECRETARY
    Address : 6th Floor, DOF Bldg., BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila, 1004, Philippines
    Telephone No. :
    Email :pcag@dof.gov.ph

    Name : Glenda R. Rumohr
    Designation : ASSISTANT SECRETARY
    Address : 5th Floor, DOF Bldg., BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila, 1004, Philippines
    Telephone No. :
    Email :grumohr@dof.gov.ph


    Corporate Affairs Group

    The Corporate Affairs Group (CAG) monitors the cash flows of the government corporate sector and provides technical support in the privatization of transferred accounts and government corporations. The group also formulates and implements policies affecting government-owned and controlled corporations (GOCCs).

    Name : Catherine L. Fong
    Designation : UNDERSECRETARY
    Address : 6th Floor, DOF Bldg., BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila, 1004, Philippines
    Telephone No. :
    Email :pcag@dof.gov.ph

    Name : Glenda R. Rumohr
    Designation : ASSISTANT SECRETARY
    Address : 5th Floor, DOF Bldg., BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila, 1004, Philippines
    Telephone No. :
    Email :grumohr@dof.gov.ph


    Corporate Operations Office

    COO initiatives are:
    1) to increase the net contributions of GOCCs to the National Treasury,
    2) to make the government corporate sector responsive to financial and fiscal reforms, and
    3) to instil public accountability and financial discipline in GOCCs.

    Name : Joanna P. Castillo
    Designation : DIRECTOR IV
    Address : 5th Floor, BSP Bldg., BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila 1004, Philippines
    Telephone No. : (632) 8527-3826
    Email : jcastillo@dof.gov.ph

  • Revenue Generation and Local Finance Group (RGLFG)


    The Revenue Operations Group (ROG) processes requests for tax exemptions, and reviews tax rulings and revenue and customs regulations for issuance. It also reviews protest cases and provides general supervision and coordination of internal revenue and customs operations.

    Name : Dakila Elteen M. Napao
    Designation : OIC Undersecretary
    Address : 5th Floor, DOF Bldg., BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila 1004, Philippines
    Telephone No. : 8526-7357
    Email : dnapao@dof.gov.ph

    Revenue Office

    The Revenue Office is responsible for processing of applications for exemption from payment of duties or taxes on importations of qualified applicants and chartered entities; Reviews discussions of the BOC in seizure, forfeiture, dumping, auction, abatement and refunds, protest and other tariff and customs related cases.

    Name : Sheila N. Castaloni
    Designation : DIRECTOR IV
    Address : Podium, DOF Bldg., BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila, 1004, Philippines
    Telephone No. : (632) 8526-8458
    Fax No. : 8523-4955
    Email : scastaloni@dof.gov.ph

    Name : Eleazar C. Cesista
    Designation : DIRECTOR III
    Address : Podium, DOF Bldg., BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila, 1004, Philippines
    Telephone No. : (632) 8526-8458
    Fax No. : 8523-4955
    Email : ecesista@dof.gov.ph

    Revenue Performance Monitoring office

    Executive Order No. 46 Reviving the Post Clearance Audit Function of the Bureau of Customs and institutionalizing the functions of the Financial Analytics and Intelligence Unit of the Department of Finance. (a) Act as the data analytic unit of the DOF for purposes of revenue management; (b) Require, as it may deem necessary, agencies, bureaus and offices attached to DOF to submit all relevant trade and industry data related to revenue generation, subject to existing laws, rules and regulations; (c) Review matters that may be deemed fiscally adverse to the government, including those elevated by agencies, bureaus and offices attached to DOF for the approval and conformity of the Secretary of Finance; (d) Provide recommendations to the Secretary of Finance on policies and actions to be taken on the basis of its analysis of the available data; and (e) Perform such other functions as may be necessary or incidental in carrying into effect the provisions of this Order, and as may be provided by law.

    Name : Sheila N. Castaloni
    Designation : Director IV
    Address : 4th Floor, DOF Bldg., BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila 1004, Philippines
    Telephone No. : 8526-8849
    Email : scastaloni@dof.gov.ph

    One-stop-shop Tax Credit And Duty Drawback Center

    The CENTER was established as the government’s response to the mounting complaints being aired by the private sector over the countries highly chaotic and inefficient tax credit and duty drawback system. The CENTER was formed primarily to serve as one of the governments pillars in its export promotion and investment generation drive by making the various tax credit and duty drawback incentive programs readily accessible to legitimate exporters.

    Name : Emee I. Macabales
    Designation : Executive Director III
    Address : 3rd Floor, DOF Bldg., BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila, 1004, Philippines
    Telephone No. : (632) 8526-8458
    Fax No. : 8523-4955
    Email : emacabales@dof.gov.ph

    Name : Euvimil Nina R. Asuncion
    Designation : Deputy Executive Director III
    Address : 3rd Floor, DOF Bldg., BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila, 1004, Philippines
    Telephone No. : (632) 8526-8458
    Fax No. : 8523-4955
    Email : easuncion@dof.gov.ph

  • International Finance Group (IFG)


    The International Finance Group (IFG) secures foreign grants and loans, and initiates and negotiates foreign borrowing and debt restructuring. IFG participates in policy formulation regarding external resource mobilization and coordinates with other government agencies regarding international agreement on trade, investment, tax treaties, and other international arrangements.

    Name : Mark Dennis Y.C. Joven
    Designation : UNDERSECRETARY
    Address : 6th Floor,, DOF Bldg., BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila, 1004, Philippines
    Telephone No. : 8523-4955
    Fax No. :
    Email :mdjoven@dof.gov.ph

    Name : Neil Adrian S. Cabiles
    Designation : ASSISTANT SECRETARY
    Address : 4th Floor, DOF Bldg., BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila, 1004, Philippines
    Telephone No. : (632) 8400-7446
    Email : ncabiles@dof.gov.ph


    International Finance Operations Office

    The International Finance Operations Office (IFOO) provides advisory and technical support services in the formulation, evaluation, and execution of Philippine negotiating positions and options with respect to the restructuring of external debt, as well as new loans and grants, from bilateral and multilateral financial institutions.

    Bilateral Assistance Division

    Name : Ronald Ray K. San Juan
    Designation : DIRECTOR IV
    Address : 4th Floor, DOF Bldg., BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila, 1004, Philippines
    Telephone No. :
    Email : rsanjuan@dof.gov.ph

    Multilateral Assistance Division

    Name : Jenaira Mae A. Jalasco
    Designation : DIRECTOR III
    Address : 4th Floor, DOF Bldg., BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila, 1004, Philippines
    Telephone No. :
    Email : jjalasco@dof.gov.ph


    International Finance Policy Office

    The International Finance Policy Office (IFPO) provides advisory and technical supports services with respect to international economic, financial, and trade developments and their implications for the Philippine economy. IFPO also provides inputs into the formulation of fiscal, monetary, financial, foreign trade, budgetary, balance of payments, and exchange rate policies.

    Name : Donalyn U. Minimo
    Designation : DIRECTOR III
    Address : 4th Floor, DOF Bldg., BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila, 1004, Philippines
    Telephone No. :
    Email : dminimo@dof.gov.ph


    Municipal Development Fund office

    Executive Order 41 s. 1998 created the Municipal Development Fund office (MDFO) to assume the administration of the Special Revolving Fund that establishes an effective mechanism through which local government units (LGUs) can avail of local and international assistance for the implementation of various social and economic development projects. Through its various programs, projects and activities, the MFDO provides assistance to LGUs in financing development projects, helps establish LGUs’ credit-worthiness, and promotes fiscal discipline.

    Name : Antonette C. Tionko
    Designation : UNDERSECRETARY
    Address : 6th Floor, DOF Bldg., BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila, 1004, Philippines
    Telephone No. : 8523-9221
    Fax No. : 8526-2288
    Email :ationko@dof.gov.ph

    Name : Jesus Nathaniel Martin B. Gonzales
    Designation : OIC EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
    Address : 5th Floor, DOF Bldg., BSP Complex, Roxas Boulevard, Manila
    Telephone : (632) 8526-8449
    Email : jgonzales@dof.gov.ph

  • Policy Development and Management Services Group (PDMSG)


    The Policy Development and Management Services Group (PDMSG) provides administrative and financial management support to the groups under the Office of the Secretary (DOF OSEC). It also designs and manages the human resource development program of the DOF.
    PDMSG coordinates activities of the bureaus, agencies, and corporations under the DOF and with other institutions on matters of national importance and ensures that directives and collaborative undertakings for executive offices on common concerns are promptly considered. The group also handles public relations and related concerns.

    Name : Maria Edita Z. Tan
    Designation : UNDERSECRETARY
    Address : 6th Floor, DOF Bldg., BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila 1004, Philippines
    Telephone: (632) 8523-5671
    Email : meztan@dof.gov.ph

    Central Administration Office

    The Central Administration Office (CAO) supervises services relating to personnel human resource development and general service administration, property and supplies procurement and custody, and maintenance of central files and the corresponding reporting system.

    Name : Alvin P. Diaz
    Designation : DIRECTOR IV
    Address : 7th Floor, EDPC Bldg., BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila 1004, Philippines
    Telephone No. :
    Email : adiaz@dof.gov.ph

    Name : Lilia R. Tan
    Designation : DIRECTOR III
    Address : 7th Floor, EDPC Bldg., BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila 1004, Philippines
    Telephone No. :
    Email : ltan@dof.gov.ph


    Central Financial Management Office

    The Central Financial Management Office (CFMO) supervises activities relating to budget preparation and management, accounting, and internal audit.

    Name : Lolita Verdadero
    Designation : DIRECTOR IV
    Address : 7th Floor, EDPC Bldg., BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila 1004, Philippines
    Telephone No. : (632) 8526-8166
    Email : lverdadero@dof.gov.ph


    Central Management Information Office

    The Central Management Information Office (CMIO) monitors and evaluates programs and projects, including those that are executed by operating bureaus and offices. It also formulates policies, plans, and procedures for data control and systems management and acts as the central repository of existing and future computer files.

    Name : Angelica I. Sarmiento
    Designation : DIRECTOR IV
    Address : 4th Floor, DOF Bldg., BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila 1004, Philippines
    Telephone No. : (632) 8525-4451
    Email : asarmiento@dof.gov.ph

    Name : Michaelangelo G. Aguinaldo
    Designation : DIRECTOR III
    Address : 4th Floor, DOF Bldg., BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila 1004, Philippines
    Telephone No. : (632) 8525-4451
    Email : maguinaldo@dof.gov.ph



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