Manila City Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso has appointed former Social Welfare Undersecretary Emmanuel Leyco as the new President of the Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila.

Aside from serving under the national government’s Social Welfare agency, former Usec. Leyco also worked as a Professor at the Asian Institute of Management.

He has a Master’s in Public Administration at Harvard Kennedy School of Government, a Master of Arts in Organizational Psychology at Columbia University and a Bachelor of Arts in Behavioral Sciences at De La Salle University.

He was also a product of the Philippine public education system, having studied at Dr. Alejandro Albert Elementary School in Sampaloc, Manila; Ramon Magsaysay High School in Sampaloc, Manila; and Claro M. Recto High School in Sampaloc, Manila.