Consul Ascalon assumed his position as Consul at the Philippine Consulate General in San Francisco on 15 August 2011. He was designated as Deputy Consul General in September 2012.
Prior to his posting in San Francisco, Consul Ascalon was detailed to the Office of the President of the Philippines, where he served as Deputy Chief of Presidential Protocol from March 2010 to July 2011.
At the Department of Foreign Affairs, he served as Special Assistant at the Office of the Undersecretary for Policy from July 2008 to February 2010. His first foreign assignment was in Brunei Darussalam, where he served from 2002 to 2008 as Third Secretary and Vice Consul and subsequently as Second Secretary and Consul. From 1998 to 2002, Consul Ascalon was assigned at the Office of ASEAN Affairs. Prior to joining the Department of Foreign Affairs, he worked as a foreign affairs research specialist at the Center for International Relations and Strategic Studies of the Foreign Service Institute of the Philippines.
He earned his B.A. Political Science degree at the University of the Philippines, Diliman.
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