Leadership and Human Resource Department


Dennis T. Gonzalez, Ph.D.

Leadership and Human Resource

PhD in Sacred Theology


Dr. Dennis T. Gonzalez exercised leadership as Chairman of the National Book Development Board (NBDB), a government agency, from 2002 to 2011. He ensured the completion of the “National Book Development Plan (2005-2010): Initiatives towards Becoming a Publishing Hub in Asia.”

He presided over the Governing Board in deciding public policies, programs, and projects to promote book readership among all age sectors of the citizenry and to ensure a sufficient supply of Philippine books, both textbooks and trade books, which are of good quality, at reasonable prices, distributed efficiently in all regions of the country, and promoted internationally.

He is a faculty member of the Ateneo School of Government since 2003 and the Ateneo Graduate School of Business since 2005 where he teaches “Public Sector Ethics” and “Business Ethics” respectively. He teaches the course “Ethics and Spirituality in Leadership” in the Ateneo’s PhD in Leadership Studies program. He teaches Systematic Theology courses at St. Vincent School of Theology, Adamson University.

He edited the books, The 1987 Constitution: To Change or Not To Change? (2012), The Will To Change: Marikina and Its Innovations (2009) and Frontline Leadership: Stories of 5 Local Chief Executives (2007). Besides his published essays and articles in several books and journals, he writes pieces on leadership, governance, book development, ethics, spirituality and theology on his blog

He has a Bachelor’s of Science in Education (BSE) degree. He obtained his Master’s and Doctorate (PhD) degrees in Sacred Theology with highest honors from the Catholic University of Louvain (KUL), Belgium. He is married and has two children.


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