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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.[1] 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.[2]

Wendel Avisado
Budget Acting Secretary Wendel Avisado - 2019 (cropped).jpg
Avisado in 2019
Acting Secretary of the Department of Budget and Management
Assumed office
August 5, 2019
PresidentRodrigo Duterte
Preceded byBenjamin Diokno
Janet Abuel (OIC)
Presidential Assistant for Special Concerns
In office
December 2016 – August 5, 2019
PresidentRodrigo Duterte
Deputy Secretary General of Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council
In office
August 17, 2010 – October 2015
PresidentBenigno Aquino III
Succeeded byJose Alejandro Payumo
Davao City Administrator
In office
Personal details

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.[3]

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).[3]


  1. ^ Romero, A. (5 August 2019). "Duterte names ex-Davao City Administrator Wendel Avisado as budget secretary". The Philippine Star. Retrieved 6 August 2019.
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  3. ^ a b Crisostomo, S. (17 December 2016). "Duterte taps Wendel Avisado for Yolanda rehabilitation". Rappler. Retrieved 12 May 2017.

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