Friday, August 18, 2017
President Rodrigo R. Duterte appointed Dr. Josefina V. Almeda, Professor at the UP School of Statistics and Director at the Philippine Statistical Association Inc., on August 9, 2017 as the new Executive Director of Philippine Statistical Research and Training Institute (PSRTI). As the Executive Director, she will direct and supervise the general administration of PSRTI, and prescribe rules and regulations, instructions, schedule and form of business of the PSRTI in the conduct of statistical research, training and other related activities.
The PSRTI was created under RA 10625 or the Philippine Statistical Act of 2013. It is an agency attached to the National Economic and Development Authority for purposes of policy coordination.