VON RYAN S. FERRERA
Third Secretary and Vice Consul
Head, Consular Section
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Prior to joining the foreign service, Mr. Ferrera was an Investment Specialist at the Board of Investments - Department of Trade and Industry from August 2002 to December 2005, and a Foreign Affairs Research Specialist at the Foreign Service Institute, Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) from July 2010 to July 2014.

Mr. Ferrera has a Bachelor's degree in Political Science from the University of the Philippines (UP) - Diliman (2006), a Master's degree in International and Business Law from the Yokohama National University in Japan (2009), a Juris Doctor degree from the University of the Philippines - College of Law (2013), and he also finished the Trade and Investment Facilitation course from the Civil Service College of Singapore (2014).

Mr. Ferrera is also a member of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines, having passed the Bar Exam in 2016.

After passing the Foreign Service Officer Examination in 2013, he joined the Office of the Undersecretary for International Economic Relations of the DFA as a Principal Assistant focused on economic diplomacy from 2014 to 2017.

He arrived in Riyadh in 2017 and is joined here by his very loving wife, Atty. Raina Andrea Quibral-Ferrera, and their equally loveable daughters, Elise Daniella, Elmira Andrea and Elizabeth Rian.