Atty. Florencio "Butch" Abad
Expertise: Public Finance
Atty. Florencio “Butch” B. Abad is the former Secretary of the Department of Budget and Management. He has assumed various positions in government, among which include the Secretary of the Department of Agrarian Reform in 1990 and Secretary of the Department of Education in 2004. He has been active in the NGO/Civil Society movement in the Philippines. He also served as an elected official being a representative of the Province of Batanes for three terms.

He obtained both his degrees in Business Management and Bachelor of Laws at the Ateneo de Manila University. He earned his Masters in Public Administration at the John F. Kennedy School of Government in Harvard University.