H.E. JOSELITO A. JIMENO
Philippine Ambassador to Switzerland and Liechtenstein
Ambassador Joselito A. Jimeno is the Philippine Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Switzerland and Liechtenstein. He has the rank of Chief of Mission I.
Before his posting in Berne, Ambassador Jimeno served in the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs as Assistant Secretary of the Office of Strategic Planning and Policy Coordination, and earlier as the Philippine Ambassador to Oman from 2011 to 2013.
Prior to his ambassadorial appointment, Mr. Jimeno served as Consul General at the Philippine Consulate General in Guangzhou, China from 2009 to 2011, and as Minister and Consul General at the Philippine Embassy in Moscow, Russia from 2007 to 2009.
He also served as First Secretary and Consul and later, as Minister at the Philippine Embassy in Washington DC, USA, as Deputy Consul General at the Philippine Consulate General in New York from 2002 to 2003, and earlier as First Secretary and Consul General at the Philippine Embassy in Berlin, Germany from 1999 to 2002.
Before joining the Philippine Diplomatic Service, Mr. Jimeno worked in the private sector as Senior Staff Assistant at the Philippines’ largest professional multidisciplinary services firm, SyCip Gorres Velayo (SGV) & Company, and later in the Executive Development Program at Citytrust Bank/FNCB Finance.
Ambassador Jimeno holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics and a Master’s degree in Business Administration, both from the University of the Philippines.
He is married to Araceli Cuesta Jimeno of Baguio City. They have three children.