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Teresita "Ging" Quintos-Deles
Presidential Adviser on Peace Process
Teresita "Ging" Deles previously occupied the same post from 2003 to 2005. She was among the 10 Cabinet and senior government officials who withdrew their support from Arroyo during the height of the "Hello, Garci" scandal.
Prior to her appointment at the OPAPP, Ging Deles was the Lead Convenor (Cabinet rank) of the National Anti-Poverty Commission (NAPC) from 2001-2003.
She is a colleague of incoming NAPC Lead Convenor Imelda Nicolas at the INCITEGov. Ging Deles serves as Executive Director and Managing Trustee.
Her areas of expertise are peace process and conflict resolution, women’s issues, civil society issues and processes, and security sector reform.