Tacloban City – Former General Manager of the Boracay Inter-Agency Rehabilitation and Management Group (BIARMG) Martin Jose V. Despi takes seat as the new regional director of the Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) Region 8 on Monday, July 11. After the retirement of former OIC-Regional Director Engr. Reynaldo B. Barra, Director Despi has been appointed as the new head of office by virtue of DENR Special Order No. 2022-478