Gerald Glenn Panganiban

Urban Agriculturist

Licensed agriculturist and agribusiness man with extensive career experience in the implementation of sanitary and phytosanitary
measures, rich academic experience in collaborative public management and governance, sustainability thinker and multiplier.


June 2021 – Present
National Director • National Urban Agriculture Program • Quezon City
Implement the national urban agriculture banner program of the
Department of Agriculture, collaborate with Local Government Units,
private sector, civil society to encourage urban farming to aid in food
production in the metropolis and surrounding areas.

July 2019 – Present
Assistant Director (Director III) • Bureau of Plant Industry • Malate,
Oversee the operations of the Bureau, supervise administrative
functions, manage regulatory and production services, implementation
of e-governance mechanisms, led the BPI’s ISO on Quality
Management Systems stage 1 certification, and recommend policies
for the approval of the Director of Plant Industry

September 2017 – June 2019
Assistant Chief (Senior Agriculturist) • National Plant Quarantine
Services Division – Bureau of Plant Industry • Malate, Manila
Oversee the operations of the National Plant Protection Office (NPPO)
of the BPI, instituted the restoration of fully-online processing of
Sanitary and Phytosanitary Import Clearance (SPSIC), represented
the country in various international forums ad capacity-building
activities on plant health and draft policies for the recommending
approval of the Plant Quarantine Chief

June 2005 – September 2017

Plant Quarantine Officer (Agricultural Technologist) • Plant Quarantine
Services Division • Malate, Manila
Implemented plant health rules and regulations as deputized plant
quarantine officer in the field of import, export and domestic