Dr. Juan Dayang Jr.
Dr. Juan Dayang Jr. is the current director of the ASEAN Coordinating Council at the Department of Foreign Affairs’ Office of ASEAN Affairs. A foreign service officer, he served as a diplomat in Seoul for six years as a political and economic officer, consul and spokesman for the Philippine Embassy.
Dayang has worked in the areas of migration and development. He served as consultant for the International Organization for Migration, and was special assistant to the undersecretary for migrant workers’ affairs at the Department of Foreign Affairs.
Dayang is also a financial literacy advocate. For his efforts to educate overseas Filipino workers on managing personal finance, he was named 2011 Grand Prize winner by Sunlife’s It’s Time Awards.