Ms. Gina Bautista-Martin is the first lady Administrator of the Sugar Regulatory Administration. By heart, she is a real sugarcane farmer who understands how to grow sugarcane and knows how a farmer feels when the price of sugar goes below profitable levels. Her passion for sugarcane and for the small farmers turned her into a successful farmer and a civic leader.
She obtained her management prowess through her post-graduate study on Program Development Management at the Asian Institute of Management. Her deep concern for the welfare and development of her countrymen, most especially the grassroots, is manifested by her profession as a Physical Therapist and through her achievements as leader and organizer in the different industry and civic organizations of the country.
Previously, she held key positions in various civic and sugarcane industry organizations such as the Asociacion de Hacienderos Silay-Saravia (AHSSI), AHHSI Planters Multi-Purpose Cooperative, Silay-Saravia Railways Cooperative, BJB Agro-Industrial Company Inc., Sugar Industry Foundation Inc., Lanatan Agro-Industrial Inc., Mulawin Real Estate Corporation, Associate Missionaries of the Assumption Philippines (AMA Phil), SIMAG Foundation, Kabuhi Foundation of Silay City, Association of Foundations, and Negros Economic Development Foundation.
As SRA Administrator, she represented the country in various international conferences and meetings such as the International Sugar Organization (ISO) Conference in London, head of the sugar industry delegation to the USDA in lobbying the country’s sugar quota.
Ms. Regina Bautista Martin, Administrator
Sugar Regulatory Administration (SRA)
Day 1 [Mon 29, April], at 02:30 PM