Francis Joseph G. Escudero is more popularly known as Chiz Escudero, one of the most popular member of the Philippine Senate since the year 2007. He served as a member of the Philippine House of Representatives from the first district of Sorsogon.
The 43-year-old Chiz Escudero was the Minority Floor Leader in the 13th Congress of the Philippines on his third and last term in the Lower House. He became controversial earlier because of his celebrity girlfriend, Heart Evangelista.
The re-electionist Senator nearly tops the senatorial elections in 2007, he heads the Senate Committees on Justice and Human Rights, and Environment and Natural Resources.
As a youth leader, Chiz Escudero was named as one of the TOYM (Ten Outstanding Young Men of the Philippines) awardee in recognition of his selfless dedication as a youth role model.
Chiz Escudero was born on October 10, 1969, and studied at the University of the Philippines from kindergarten to college where he took up law. In 1994, he passed the Philippine Bar and went on to obtain a Masters degree in International and Comparative Law at Georgetown University in 1996.
Chiz Escudero Short Profile:
- Full Name: Francis Joseph Guevara Escudero
- Nickname: Chiz Escudero
- Birthdate: October 10, 1969
- Profession: Legislator/Senator
- Place of Birth: City of Manila
- Current Residence: Buhatan, Sorsogon City, Sorsogon
- Marital Status: Single
- Political Party: Independent/Team PNoy
- Senator of the Philippines (2007-2013)
- Representative from Sorsogon’s 1st District (1998-2007)
- Teaching Assistant, Political Science, UP
- Lecturer, Graduate School, AdMU (2000)
- Junior Political Analyst, Batangas Development Planning Office (1989)
- Senior Lecturer, Law, UP (1996-1998)
- University of the Phils. Integrated School (kindergarten and high school)
- UP (BA Political Science, 1988)
- UP (Law, 1993)
- Georgetown University (Masters in International & Comparative Law, 1996)
- Son of former Agriculture Sec. and Cong. Salvador Escudero
- House Minority Floor Leader, 13th Congress
- Most Admired TV Personality, Anak TV Seal (2008)
- Legislator of the Year, Philippine Media Research and Progress Report, Inc. (2000)
- Outstanding Public Servant of the Year, National Media Statistics Research News Publication (2000)
- Top Congressman, Pillars of the New Republic (1999, 2000, 2001)TOYM Awardee in Youth Leadership (2000)
- Asia’s Idols, Asia News Network
- World Economic Forum’s Young Global Leader (2008)
Here’s the achievements of Chiz Escudero as Sorsogon Representative:
Sen. Chiz Escudero Platform of Government: