Speaker, DAY 1


Admiral Alexander P. Pama

Former Executive Director, NDRRMC  and
Administrator, Office of Civil Defense

Admiral Alexander Patiño Pama is the former Executive Director of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) and Administrator of the Office of Civil Defense. 

He also worked under the Office of the Executive Secretary and was the Executive Director of the National Coast Watch Council Secretariat, an inter-agency body created under Executive Order No. 57 s. 2011 by President Aquino in 2011.

This assignment to the Department of National Defense was Usec. Pama’s third stint at the DND during the term of then Minister of National Defense (MND) Juan Ponce Enrile from 1983 to 1987 and second, as the Senior Military Assistant and Chief of Staff to the SND under Secretary Gilberto C. Teodoro, Jr.

Retired Vice Admiral Pama is a member of the Philippine Military Academy Class of 1979 and served as Flag Officer in Command until his retirement on 21 December 2012.

During the course of his career, he underwent and excelled in various military and civilian education and training course.