Romero Federico Saenz Quimbo (born December 12, 1969), also known as Miro Quimbo, is a Filipino politician who last represented Marikina's 2nd legislative district in the House of Representatives of the Philippines from 2010 to 2019.

Miro Quimbo
Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives of the Philippines
In office
July 25, 2016 – July 25, 2018
PresidentRodrigo Duterte
Preceded byCarlos M. Padilla
Member of the Philippine House of Representatives from Marikina's 2nd District
In office
June 30, 2010 – June 30, 2019
Preceded byDel de Guzman
Succeeded byStella Quimbo
Personal details
Born (1969-12-12) December 12, 1969 (age 52)
NationalityFilipino
Political partyLiberal Party
Spouse(s)Stella Quimbo
Children4
Residence(s)Marikina, Metro Manila
Alma materUniversity of the Philippines Diliman
ProfessionPolitician
WebsiteOfficial Website of Miro Quimbo

EducationEdit

Quimbo spent the first two years of elementary school at the Sacred Heart College in Catbalogan, Samar. He moved to the Marist School in Marikina where he eventually finished his elementary and secondary education.

He enrolled at the University of the Philippines Diliman in Quezon City for his undergraduate and law degrees. At UP, he was one of the most recognized and accomplished student leaders. He was a member of the UP Student Council for a number of years, captain of the UP Law Debate Team, and a member of the UP Alpha Sigma Fraternity.

Professional lifeEdit

He started his legal practice with the law firm of Poblador Bautista and Reyes, one of the noted litigation firms in the Philippines.

He would join the Pag-IBIG Fund in 2001 as its Deputy Chief Executive Officer. In 2002, he was appointed as head of the same agency until end of 2008. During that period, the Fund became the most profitable government corporation and was consistently listed in the top ten corporations in the Philippines. In 2008, the Pag-IBIG Fund was awarded the United Nations Scroll of Honour for its outstanding and innovative housing programs, a first for any Philippine government agency. That same year, the Fund was given an AAA corporate rating, a distinction given to a government corporation for the first time.

Ten Outstanding Young Men of 2007Edit

He was recognized by the Philippine Jaycees as one of the Ten Outstanding Young Men of 2007 for his outstanding leadership of the Pag-IBIG Fund.

Political careerEdit

From 2010 to 2019, he served as the representative for the 2nd District of Marikina for three consecutive terms. He was preceded by Del de Guzman, who won as mayor of Marikina in 2010, and was succeeded by his spouse, Stella Quimbo.[1]

Personal lifeEdit

Quimbo is married to Stella Alabastro Quimbo and has 4 children – 3 sons and a daughter.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.marikenya.com Archived 2010-05-11 at the Wayback Machine comelec-proclaimed-marikina-local-election-winning-candidates
House of Representatives of the Philippines
Preceded by Representative, Marikina - 2nd District
2010 – Present
Succeeded by
Incumbent