H.E. Enrico Trinidad Fos

Embassy of the Philippines

H. E. Enrico Trinidad Fos is a diplomat, lawyer, and public servant for 24 years with the Philippines’ Department of Foreign Affairs.

In 2012, he served as the First Secretary and later on Minister at the Philippine Permanent Mission to the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, and simultaneously in 2015, served as the Consul General of the Philippine Consulate in Geneva. He previously served as Consul at the Philippine Embassy in Washington DC, United States of America in 2002.

At the Home Office, he has served in various capacities, as Principal Assistant to the Undersecretary for International Economic Affairs, Special Assistant to the Undersecretary for Administration, Executive Director at the Office of the Undersecretary for Migrant Workers Affairs and Assistant Secretary for Migrant Workers Affairs.

For the last 14 years, his work has focused on international migration, migration governance, human rights and addressing migrant’s rights issues.

Ambassador Fos was one of the lead delegates for the Philippines at the Global Compact for Migration (GCM) consultations and negotiations. During the pandemic, he headed the Office of Migrant Workers’ Affairs and led the COVID-19 response operations, particularly the mass repatriation of Overseas Filipinos affected by COVID-19. He had a key role in establishing the One-Stop Shop mechanism at the country´s international airports which facilitated the entry of inbound passengers while implementing the mandatory health protocols during the COVID-19 pandemic.