Senator Pia S. Cayetano

Senate Office:
Rm. 505 5th Flr., GSIS Bldg., Financial Center, Roxas Blvd., Pasay City
Trunk Lines: (632) 552-6601 to 70 loc. 5556 / 5557 / 5588
Direct Lines: (632) 552-6683 / (632) 552-9003
Fax No.: (632) 552-6684

Biography | Resume

Educational Background:

1991 Bachelor of Laws, College of Law, University of the Philippines. Graduated with academic distinction, #7 in her class; Member of the Honor Society, Order of the Purple Feather
1985 Bachelor of Arts in Economics, School of Economics, University of the Philippines, Graduated Cum Laude

Government Service:

July 2010 – Present Member, Philippine Senate, 15th Congress
July 2010 – Present Chairperson, Committee on Health and Demography
  Chairperson, Committee on Youth, Women and Family Relations
July 2004 - June 2010 Member, Philippine Senate, 13th and 14th Congress
Nov. 2008 - June 2010 Chairperson, Senate Committee on Social Justice, Welfare and Rural Development
July 2004 - Nov. 2008 Chairperson, Committee on Environment and Natural Resources, Senate of the Philippines
  Chairperson, Committee on Health and Demography, Senate of the Philippines
  Co-Chairperson, Joint Congressional Oversight Committee on the Philippine Clean Air Act of 1999
  Co-Chairperson, Joint Congressional Oversight Committee on the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000
  Co-Chairperson, Joint Congressional Oversight Committee on the Philippine Clean Water Act of 2004
  Assistant Majority Floor Leader, Senate of the Philippines
July 2004 - July 2007 Assistant Majority Floor Leader, Senate of the Philippines

Inter-Parliamentary Union Positions Held:

April 2008 - April 2010 President, Coordinating Committee of Women Parliamentarians Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU)
April 2006 – April 2008 First Vice President, Coordinating Committee of Women Parliamentarians Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU)
April 2005 President, 10th Meeting of Women Parliamentarians
112th Inter-Parliamentary Union Assembly

Professional/Business Positions Held:

2001 - Present Founder, Maxi Group of Companies - Retailer and Distributor of educational toys, infant apparel and accessories
2000 General Counsel, Philweb Corporation
1996 - 1999 Legal and Corporate Affairs, Belle Corporation and its affiliates
1992 - 1995 Associate Lawyer, Castillo, Laman Tan, and Pantaleon Law Offices – Specialized in Corporate Law and Intellectual Property Law

Civic Activities/Positions

Founder, Pinay In Action – provides a venue for women to take on a healthy lifestyle and tools and information to promote women’s empowerment; organizes annual Bike for Hope

Founder, Gabriel’s Symphony Foundation, Inc. – focuses on operation of babies with cleft lips and projects involving special children and education of the poor.

Founder, Compañero Rene Cayetano Foundation – provides support to the needy with respect to health, education and environment concerns and aims to establish a liver center in the Philippines

Spokesperson, Samahan Laban sa Pekeng Gamot

Spokesperson, Philippine Cancer Society Spokesperson, Universal Birth Registration Project

Member of the Board of Trustees, Philippine Society of Youth Science Clubs

Media Activities:

Co-host, Usapang de Kampanilla, DZMM 630khz
Co-host, Ang mga Payo ni Compañero, DZMM
Columnist, ero y Compañera, People’s Tonight
Columnist, Baby Magazine and Good Housekeeping
Radio Host, Compañero y Compañera
Publisher of Booklets and Newsletters for mothers >

Achievements in Sports:

2009 Cobra Ironman 70.3 in Camarines Sur
2009 Finisher, Tokyo Marathon
2008 Finisher, ING Amsterdam Marathon
2008 Finisher, New York Triathlon
2008 Finisher, Amica Ironman 70.3, Rhode Island
2007 and 2008 Finisher, Aviva Ironman 70.3 in Singapore
2006 and 2008 Finisher, ING New York Marathon
2007 Finisher, Western Australia Ironman
2006 Finisher, Venice Marathon
2005 Finisher, World Duathlon Championship
2004 Series Champion, Ladies Division, Clark Duathlon
2002 Finisher, Chronicle Marathon
2002 Finisher, San Francisco Marathon
1991 Finisher, PAL Marathon
Youngest Member, Philippine National Volleyball Team (at age 17)
Youngest Member and Captain Ball, UP Varsity Volleyball Team (age 18)
Runner, Cyclist, Triathlete and Sports enthusiast


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15th Congress Senators