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Chairperson & CEO


  • Grant Thornton Strategic Leadership Program, Said School of Business, Oxford University, U.K.

  • Advanced Management Program, Wharton Business School of the University of Pennsylvania, USALeadership Program, Harvard University, Boston, USA

  • Top Management Program, Asian Institute of Management

  • Master Degree in Accountancy, Polytechnic University of the Philippines

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics for Teachers, cum laude, Philippine Normal University


  • Global Board of Governors, Grant Thornton International Ltd. (GTIL) 2015-2020 Head of Tax, Punongbayan & Araullo, 2001-2005

  • Tax Manager, Atlantic, Gulf & Pacific Co. of Manila (a large construction firm), 1995-1996

  • Chief Legislative Liaison Staff Officer, Senate Tax Study & Research Office, Senate of the Philippines, 1994-1995

  • Department of Legislative Liaison Specialist, Department of Finance, 1989-1994

Current Affiliations

  • President, Financial Executives Institute of the Philippines (FINEX), 2018 Regional Council Chair, Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants-Metro Manila Region, 2018 - 2019

  • Vice Chairperson, FINEX Foundation

  • Chair, Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants-Metro Manila Regional Council

  • Member, Board of Governors, Grant Thornton International Ltd (GTIL), 2015-Present

Past Directorships


  • Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Vice President for Operations and National Director, 2012-2013

  • Association of Certified Public Accountants in Public Practice, 2010-2011

  • Financial Executives Institute of the Philippines, Chairman, Professional Development Committee, 2015

  • Management Association of the Philippines, Chairman, Committee on Trade and Industry, 2014

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