Mayor of Cebu, the Philippines
Mr. Michael Lopez Rama is a Filipino politician in the Philippines currently serving as Mayor of Cebu City. Mr. Rama started his political career as Councilor of Cebu City for three successive terms from 1992 to 2001, filling in the slot of his uncle, Clemente "Cle" Rama, a veteran councilor, and leading the Committee on Education.
During his third term, he became the number one Councilor that made him often assume the role as Acting Vice Mayor and even as Acting Mayor. Also during his third term, he served as National President of the Philippine Councilors League .
Thereafter, Mr. Rama served three consecutive terms as Vice Mayor of Cebu City from 2001 to 2010 and was elected the National President of the Vice Mayors League of the Philippines. On May 12, 2010, he was proclaimed as the duly elected Mayor of Cebu City up to date.