Gerwin John D. Rodriguez, Met E, MD-MBA as Executive Director of Energies Global Endowment “Ideas for the World!”
Gerwin John D. Rodriguez, Met E, MD-MBA
Energies Global Endowment “Ideas for the World!”
Immediately after receiving his bachelor’s degree in Metallurgical Engineering in the University of the Philippines Diliman, and placing fourth in the October 2015 Metallurgical Engineering Board Examination, he went straight into the academe with the Department of Mining, Materials and Metallurgical Engineering while pursuing Master of Science in Materials Science and Engineering also in UP Diliman. In 2016, he was granted the prestigious Erasmus Mundus scholarship to take up Integrated Masters in Bioengineering in the Universidade do Porto in Portugal. His research engagements mostly involved bioremediation and pollution control.
His dreams of becoming a doctor was soon realized when he entered the Ateneo School of Medicine and Public Health in 2017 with a dual degree conferred MD-MBA. He is now a practicing physician serving the rural areas of the Philippines. He remains active in humanitarian work and is a strong champion of improving health systems in the country. Antonio A. Ver, Energies Co-Chair and CEO said, “his Executive Directorship is vital for the successful implementation of Energies Global Endowment “Ideas for the World,” a Php5.5 Billion scholarship program. Elmer B. Santos leads the program as President.