Imelda has over 20 years industry expertise on consumer and industrial products, manufacturing and trading and over 5 years industry experience on financial services, serving banks, funds and insurance companies, and business process outsourcing.
Her expert knowledge of US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (US GAAP), International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)/ Philippine Financial Reporting Standards (PFRS), International Standards on Auditing (ISA)/ Philippine Auditing Standards (PAS) and Sarbanes Oxley compliance strengthens her qualifications in assurance work covering multinational companies, and listed companies locally and abroad.
In 1992, she joined the firm and was promoted to Senior Manager in 2002. To further strengthen her international exposure, Imelda attended the International Experience Program in PricewaterhouseCoopers San Jose, California and the Learning and Education Program in PwC Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Imelda was admitted to the partnership in July 2007.
Imelda graduated Cum Laude with a degree in Bachelor of Science in Accountancy in Central Colleges of the Philippines and has units toward Master of Business Administration at the Ateneo de Manila University.
She also conducts technical and methodology courses and serves as subject matter expert on Initial Public Offering (IPO) and capital market transactions for the local assurance practice.
Imelda concurrently serves as the Assurance Risk Management partner of the Philippine firm.
She maintains active membership in Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA). Imelda also served as a Board of Director in Association of Certified Public Accountants in Public Practice (ACPAPP) from 2012 to 2013.