|Secretary of Social Welfare and Development
|Kalihim ng Kagalingang Panlipunan at Pagpapaunlad
with the consent of the Commission on Appointments
|No fixed term
|January 21, 1899
The secretary of social welfare and development (Filipino: Kalihim ng Kagalingang Panlipunan at Pagpapaunlad) is the head of the Department of Social Welfare and Development and is a member of the President's Cabinet.
The current secretary is Rex Gatchalian, who assumed office on January 31, 2023.