Wendel Eliot Avisado is a Filipino politician who is the incumbent Secretary of Budget and Management of the Philippines. He was appointed by President Rodrigo Duterte on August 5, 2019 to replace Janet Abuel. Avisado served as National President of the Boy Scouts of the Philippines from 2016, as well as an elected volunteer member of the Asia-Pacific Regional Scout Committee of the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM) from 2012 to 2018.
Avisado in 2019
|Acting Secretary of the Department of Budget and Management|
|Assumed office |
August 5, 2019
|Preceded by||Benjamin Diokno|
Janet Abuel (OIC)
|Presidential Assistant for Special Concerns|
December 2016 – August 5, 2019
|Deputy Secretary General of Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council|
August 17, 2010 – October 2015
|President||Benigno Aquino III|
|Succeeded by||Jose Alejandro Payumo|
|Davao City Administrator|
Avisado was the Davao City administrator from 2004 to 2010 under Mayor Rodrigo Duterte. In 2010, Avisado was appointed to the Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council as assistant secretary to then HUDCC chair and Vice President Jejomar Binay.
In December 2016, Avisado was appointed by President Rodrigo Duterte as Presidential Assistant for Yolanda Rehabilitation tasked to oversee the implementation of housing projects for survivors of Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda).
- Romero, A. (5 August 2019). "Duterte names ex-Davao City Administrator Wendel Avisado as budget secretary". The Philippine Star. Retrieved 6 August 2019.
- Crisostomo, S. (17 December 2016). "Duterte taps Wendel Avisado for Yolanda rehabilitation". Rappler. Retrieved 12 May 2017.
| Secretary of Budget and Management
|Order of precedence|
Fortunato dela Peña
as Secretary of Science and Technology
| Order of Precedence of the Philippines
as Secretary of Budget and Management
as Secretary of Energy