Newly appointed National Statistician takes oath

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Friday, April 25, 2014

Dr. Lisa Grace Bersales took her oath of office as National Statistician of the Philippine Statistics Authority last April 22 before Socio-Economic Planning Secretary and NEDA Director-General Arsenio Balisacan.

Prior to her appointment as National Statistician, Dr. Bersales is the Vice President  for Planning and Finance of the University of the Philippines, a position she held since February 2011.  She also served as Dean of the UP School of Statistics in 1996-1998 and in 2002-2008.

Bersales graduated Cum Laude with a degree in Bachelor of Science in Statistics at the University of the Philippines in 1978.   She also earned her Master of Science in Statistics (1981) and PhD in Statistics (1989) in the same university.