11 September 2013
The PPP Governing Board, created through Executive Order No. 136, met for the first time last 06 September 2013 at the PPP Center. The Board is the overall policy-making body for all PPP-related matters, including the Project Development and Monitoring Facility. It shall be responsible for setting the strategic direction of the Philippine PPP Program and creating an enabling policy and institutional environment for PPP. Secretary for Socio-Economic Planning Arsenio Balisacan chairs the PPP Governing Board with Finance Secretary Cesar Purisima as Vice-Chairperson. Other members of the Board include the Secretaries of Budget and Management, Justice, Trade and Industry, Executive Secretary and the Private Sector Co-Chairman of the National Competitiveness Council. The PPP Center acts as the Secretariat of the PPP Governing Board.