Louella Desiderio – The Philippine Star
MANILA, Philippines — Former Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) director Krystal Lyn Tan Uy has been named as new undersecretary at the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA).
Uy took her oath as undersecretary for legislative affairs before NEDA Secretary Arsenio Balisacan last Tuesday at the agency’s headquarters in Pasig City.
Uy will serve as the supervising officer of the Legislative Liaison Office and the Legislative-Executive Development Advisory Secretariat, which serves as a consultative and advisory body to the President on programs and policies to realize goals for the economy.
The NEDA serves as the principal LEDAC Secretariat.
Part of Uy’s duties is to articulate the NEDA’s position on legislative bills, as well as to develop and implement the agency’s legislative agenda.
She will also be undertaking policy research, monitor the bills, and be responsible in maintaining a close relationship between the NEDA and the Congress.
Before joining NEDA, Uy was the director of the Mergers and Acquisitions Office at the PCC.
She is also lecturer at the University of the Philippines – College of Law, specializing in competition and innovation law.