Manuel F Montes

Manuel Montes, β€˜Butch’ is Chief of Development Strategy and Policy Analysis in United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA). Previously, he was UNDP Regional Program Coordinator, Asia Pacific Trade and Investment Initiative; Program Officer for International Economic Policy at the Ford Foundation in New York, 1999-2005; Senior Fellow and Coordinator for economics studies at the East-West Centre in Honolulu, 1989-1999; and Associate Professor of Economics at the University of The Philippines, 1981-1989.