The Department of Energy announced the appointment of Rowena Cristina L. Guevara as president of the National Transmission Corp. (TransCo).
Guevarra has a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering and was Undersecretary of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) from March 2015 to June 2022, handling research and development and scientific and technological services.
She also served as Dean of the UP College of Engineering and executive director of the National Engineering Center from July 2004 to July 2010.
She was chairman of the Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering from 1997 to 2003. She chaired the Rules Change Committee of the Philippine Electricity Market Corporation (PEMC) from 2011 to 2015. She will coordinate the power sector.