Dr. Rogel Mari Sese
Rogel Sese is the President of Regulus SpaceTech
Regulus SpaceTech is a pioneering space technology and education company promoting space technology development, applications and education and has worked with the academe, industry, government and defense sectors in promoting that utilization of space technology in the Philippines.
He also spearheaded numerous researches in space development in the Philippines and was the project leader of the National SPACE Development Program under the Philippine Council for Industry, Energy and Emerging Technology Research and Development (PCIEERD) of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST). He is the primary driving force and advocate in the filing and legislation of House Bill 8541 and Senate Bill 1983 which pushes for the creation of the Philippine Space Development and Utilization Policy and the Philippine Space Agency. He also serves as the focal person for the Philippine Space Science Education Program (PSSEP) of the Science Education Institute (SEI) of the DOST.
He was awarded by the International Astronautical Federation as one of the 2012 Emerging Space Leaders, the first Filipino to ever receive such recognition, and was recently named by Asian Scientist Magazine as one of the Top 100 Asian Scientists for 2018.