Atty. Jeremiah B. Belgica, “Atty. My” to his friends, is the current and the first ever appointed Director General of the Anti-Red Tape Authority or ARTA.
Prior to being appointed by President Rodrigo Duterte as the ARTA czar last 3 July 2019, Director General Belgica served as a founding and managing partner of his own law firm – the Belgica Aranas Baldueza (Alim) Dela Cruz and Associates – where he practices private law.
A collegiate graduate of University of Santo Tomas, Director General Belgica carried his religious heart on his sleeve, serving as the youngest pastor to be ordained by the Lord's Vineyard Covenant Community Church and performing his duty as resident Pastor for the Manila Congregation for almost ten years.
Some of DG Belgica’s achievements include the following: served as the youngest consultant to the Office of the Presidential Anti-Organized Crime Commission (PAOCC), founder and chairman of Kabataang Bagong Buhay, an organization which was awarded as one of the Ten Accomplished Youth Organization of the National Capital Region, and founder and chairman of the Youth Moral Force Society of Former Chief Justice Reynato Puno.
Not only in the field of law, Director General Belgica also excels in the media industry. With over 10 years of experience as a radio host of several programs and formerly hosted and co-hosted “Bangong Bayan Ko” and “Bagong Buhay” programs of DZRB and DWIZ respectively, Director General Belgica continues to charm the public as the ARTA chief, appearing in radio shows and news interviews to spread the good news that is RA 11032. An experienced public speaker, organizer and training developer, DG Belgica has been able to put up his own show called “My Law IQ” where he discusses various laws to the public.
A practicing lawyer, a licensed real estate broker, an Environmental Planner, a Christian Pastor, and now Director General of the Anti-Red Tape Authority, Atty. Jeremiah Belgica aims to use his skills and experience to serve the Filipino people.