Atty. Angelo A. Jimenez has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology and also in Law from the University of the Philippines, Diliman. He was a member of the UP College of Law team that won the national championships in the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competitions and represented the Philippines in the international rounds in Washington, D.C in 1990.
He provides legal and business development advice to Philippine business interests especially in the Middle East, drawing on his stint with the Department of Labor from 1993 to 2007 and his experience as labor attaché from 1997 to 2005. He has resolved many labor disputes and national interest cases, As labor attaché, he helped develop overseas labor markets and delivered a broad array of critical government services, including seeking the commutation of death sentences and obtaining the release of Filipino overseas workers in foreign jails, in such culturally-diverse countries as Tokyo, Kuwait, and Iraq.
He was Labor Attaché from 1997 to 2005. He was a key crisis management planner and officer on the ground when war broke out in Kuwait and Iraq in 2003, and was subsequently based in war-torn Baghdad until October of 2005 where he was also involved in hostage negotiations and actual rescue operations.
Atty. Jimenez was Deputy Administrator of the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) from 2005 to 2007. He was designated Home Front crises manager in the Hezbollah-Israel war in Lebanon in 2006, and was in Lebanon when factional fighting broke out again in January 2007, and has received two presidential citations for his work.