Carlos P.
Buasen Jr
Director of the National Commission on Indigenous People (NCIP)
Currently reviewing Ph.D. applicants

    Mr. Buasen directs the formulation and overall implementation of policies, plans and programs for NCIP. His duties focus particularly on the education, culture and health-related rights and welfare of the Filipino indigenous peoples. During his Humphrey Year, Mr. Buasen plans to focus on public administration and policies relevant to indigenous cultures and development.

    Mr. Buasen holds two doctorate degrees, two masters' degrees, and a bachelor degree from various schools in the Philippines and the Australian National University of Canberra.