Mr Marcel Gomez has been appointed Deputy Director of the Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development (AIBD) on 14 August 2014. The appointment was announced by the President of the AIBD General Conference at the close of its meeting in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
He joined the AIBD in 1985 and has served the Institute in various capacities. Prior to being appointed Deputy Director he was the Senior Programme Manager at AIBD.
During his 29 years of service to the Institute, he has been implementing various training projects on diverse topics throughout the Asia Pacific region. He has officially represented the Institute in many international conferences across the globe, articulating the region’s concerns and responses to the changing media environment.
He was trained in Television Production in the early nineteen eighties in the Philippines. Later in 1989 he was trained in curriculum development at the Television Training Centre, Sender Freies Berlin, Germany.