Bro. Ernie Ereño is a businessman, former overseas Filipino worker and social transformation advocate. He is the founding chairman of Balikatan777, a volunteer-based NGO promoting social development, the fight against poverty and corruption and livelihood training for its members, particularly OFWs.
In October 2021, Ereño as Balikatan777 chair, signed a manifesto of support for AKO OFW Party-List.
He became a first-time candidate that same month, running under Partido Maharlika like senatorial candidate Willie Ricablanca. Ereño has yet to release a platform for the 2022 election, as of this writing.
ERNESTO “BRO. ERNIE” FRANCISCO EREÑO
Full Name: Ernesto Francisco Ereño
Nickname: Bro Ernie
Birthday: April 12, 1957 (Age 66)
Birthplace: Manila, Metro Manila
Residence: Taguig, Metro Manila
- Bachelor of Science in Commerce, Major in Accounting, University of the East
- Founder, president and chief operating officer, BALIKATAN777
- OFW for 17 years KSA as Administrator
- Presidential Special Liaison Officer-Malacañang