DEPARTMENT of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Undersecretary Karen Jimeno has been appointed Undersecretary for Disaster Resiliency of the Presidential Management Staff under the Office of the President.
Malacañang signed the appointment paper of Jimeno on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 and her task is to oversee the administration’s rehabilitation projects.
Jimeno was appointed by President Duterte as undersecretary for Legal Affairs and Priority Projects of the DPWH in July 2016.
Prior to her stint with the government, Jimeno was a TV show anchor with CNN Philippines. She shot to fame as the lawyer of the late Chief Justice Renato Corona during his impeachment trial in 2012.