I-Bilib host Christ Tiu is now the brand ambassador of the Department of Science and Technology.
Tiu was named as such for his various advocacies and contribution to science and technology. He was conferred the title at the recent 2019 National Science and Technology week on 17 July at World Trace Center in Pasay City.
According to DoST Sec. Fortunato T. de la Peña, Tiu was chosen from a number of personalities they considered to be ambassador of the agency. He added that he liked what that they chose the basketball star and I-Bilibhost.
Chris said at the press conference after he was named ambassador, “I hope that I can help you out in your advocacies in promoting science and technology especially among the youth. My role is to help encourage the youth to love science or to pursue a career in science, or at least consider it.”
Chris Tiu remains to be the host of the long-running Sunday morning infotainment show I-Bilib on GMA-7.