Willie B. Villarama

WILFRIDO “WILLIE” VILLARAMA, a former Congressman (2001–2004) and vice governor of Bulacan (1972–1980), served a number of cabinet ministers in various capacities, most notably as chief of staff and assistant minister to Labor Secretary and then Senator Blas F. Ople, and subsequently Vice President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo.
An astute politician, he was secretary general and campaign manager of Buhay Party List, the political arm of El Shaddai, the largest Catholic charismatic movement in the country, and was instrumental in its winning three seats in the 2004 election.
He holds a degree in Political Science from Ateneo de Manila, a master’s degree in Public Administration from Harvard University, an MBA from Xavier University in Ohio, and a master’s in Community Development from the University of the Philippines. As a public servant, he is a Career Executive Service Officer (CESO 2).
Active in politics and civil society, he continues to advocate for Christian engagement in the political arena and sits on the boards of various NGOs, civic and religious organizations, including the Institute for Studies in Asian Church and Culture.

Books by this author

  1. Dark Days of Authoritarianism
    Dark Days of Authoritarianism