37-year-old Hans Christian Señeres, or simply Christian Seneres, is the representative of the BUHAY Hayaang Yumabong Party-list. His family moved to the United Arab Emirates in 1985 when he was 9, where he studied at St. Joseph’s School in Abu Dhaka. He later moved to California where he studied and finished high school with honors in 1994 at South Lakes High School. In 1998, Christian Señeres graduated Magna Cum Laude from Southeastern University, Florida, with a degree in B. S. Financial Management. He also became a member of the International Institute of Certified Financial Planners. Further along he took his Juris Doctor and majored in United States Constitutional Law at Northwestern School of Law in 1999.
In 1998, Hans Christian Seneres became the President of the National Leadership Council within the Philippines, which he organized, composed of various student leaders from different universities. In 2003 Hans Christian Seneres was elected Congressman as a representative of the BUHAY Party-list as the youngest ever elected. Throughout the duration of his term Hans Christian Seneres took on the roles of Vice Chairman of Committee on Foreign Affairs, Chairman of Subcommittee on Economic Diplomacy, Technical Working Group on the Archipelagic Baselines Law, as well as member for various other committees.
Platforms/Advocacy of Christian Seneres
As a candidate under DDP, Hans Christian Señeres follows the same platforms as his party, mainly advocating the provision of opportunity and housing for the underprivileged. Alongside this support is that for the Church which continues to involve itself with urgent solutions towards national hunger and poverty. Alongside these are also the ideals of better living standards for seniors, eradication of the national debt and also eradication of graft and corruption.