Dr Gay Jane Perez
Deputy Director General for Space Science and Technology, PHILSA (Philippine Space Agency)
Dr. Perez is the Deputy Director General for Space Science and Technology at the Philippine Space Agency (PhilSA) and a Professor at the University of the Philippines Diliman. Prior to PhilSA, she has led various programs on satellite development in the Philippines and projects that utilized satellite data for environmental applications and climate studies. Her research interests include Earth observation satellite product development, drought monitoring and forecasting, forest change detection, land cover/land use change, other satellite remote sensing applications for the environment, seasonal and climate prediction, climate change and variability, complex systems, and interdisciplinary applications of Physics.