Undersecretary for Finance-Budget and Performance Monitoring, Annalyn M. Sevilla, advises and assists the Secretary of Education in the formulation, implementation and monitoring of DepEd’s budget. Her responsibilities also include the operationalization of the Education Programs Delivery Unit (EPDU) which facilitates and coordinates the identification and resolution of bottlenecks and challenges of the DepEd’s delivery system. Undersecretary Sevilla is also DepEd’s official representative to the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) and the Girl Scouts of the Philippines (GSP). She is also a Board Member of the Palarong Pambansa and has been recently named as one of the alternative spokesperson for the Department.

Undersecretary Sevilla has a wide experience in Public Financial Management, Governance and Change Management, having served as consultant for various organizations such as (1) Australian Aid, (2) USAID, (3) Millennium Challenge Account of the Philippines; and the (4) World Bank. Prior to becoming a consultant, she was a Senior Budget and Management Specialist at the DBM, wherein she served for ten years.

Undersecretary Sevilla also participated in the Executive Education Program for
Public Financial Management at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.

She has taken up her Master’s Degree in Public Administration at the University of the Philippines- National College of Public Administration and Governance and is a graduate of St. Scholastica’s College with a degree in Financial Management, (cum laude).