Mr Antonio A. Morales is the Philippine Ambassador to Singapore. He assumed his current diplomatic post in May 2014.

A career diplomat for over 20 years, Mr Morales has served in six years Foreign Service posts in Asia, Europe and America. He was Third Secretary and Vice-Consul at the Philippine Embassy in Ankara in 1995. From there, he moved to Rome, Italy, where he served as Second Secretary and Consul from 1997 to 2000. After serving in the Home Office, he was assigned at the Philippine Embassy in Kuala Lumpur as Minister in 2004 to 2007. Thereafter, he served as Deputy Consul General in San Francisco and Consul General in Milan, Italy. Prior to his current assignment, Mr Morales was Deputy Chief of Mission at the Philippine Embassy in Beijing, China.

At the Department of Foreign Affairs, Mr Morales served in various capacities. As Executive Director of the Office of Consular Affairs, he worked to improve the delivery of consular services, he worked to improve the delivery of consular services, particularly passports to Filipino applicants and migrants. At the Office of the Undersecretary for Special and Ocean concerns, Mr Morales has headed Philippine delegations and participated in numerous international and regional conferences.

Mr Morales is a graduate of the University of the Philippine School of Economics and College of Law. He also holds a certificate in international relations at the Escuela Diplomatica in Madrid, Spain; and a Certificate in Specialization on Multilateral Relations at the Graduate School of International Studies in Geneva, Switzerland.

He is married to a diplomat Shirlene C. Mananquil.

[Last updated: 25/05/2016]