President Benigno S. Aquino III appointed the Regional Directors of PSA on March 8, 2016. Among those appointed as Director II is OIC-RD Socrates L. Ramores of RSSO I.
Prior to his appointment as Regional Director, he was designated as OIC-Regional Director of then NSO-Region I from January 2012 to April 2014. He has been in the service for 27 years, inclusive therein were eight years in NSO-Region III as Provincial Statistics Officer (PSO); one year as OIC-PSO of NCR District II (Quezon City); and five years at the Household Statistics Department-NSO Central Office.
Dir. Ramores completed his Masters Degree in Economics at the University of the Philippines School of Economics in 2000 and Masters Degree in Development Management at the Development Academy of the Philippines in 2013.
During his stint as OIC-Regional Director, PSA-NSO Regional Office I was conferred by the Civil Service Commission (CSC) with Citizen’s Satisfaction Center Seal of Excellence Award in 2013. Corollary to this, PSA-NSO Regional Office I was one of the ten featured front line service agencies as Paragons of Excellence in the first CSC coffee table book launched in 2014.