JM expands the firm’s industry expertise with his more than 11 years of solid assurance experience in manufacturing and trading, entertainment and media, healthcare, transportation, logistics and technology. His experience also includes various financial due diligence reviews and initial public offerings.
JM graduated Cum Laude with a degree in Business Administration and Accountancy from the University of the Philippines, Diliman (UP Diliman). JM further strengthened his assurance expertise during his two-year secondment in PwC UK’s London office where he was promoted as a manager in July 2006 and managed some of PwC UK’s more complex audit engagements. He continued his international exposure when he attended various PwC-sponsored IFRS and methodology training, industry expertise programs and leadership courses conducted in Singapore, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, Hong Kong and Macau. He has also participated in PwC global quality reviews conducted in Hyderabad and Mumbai, India and Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
In 2010, he further demonstrated leadership and academic excellence when he earned a Masters in Management degree and graduated at the top of his class (with Distinction) from the Asian Institute of Management. He also served as a teaching fellow of Accounting in UP Diliman’s National College of Public Administration and Governance for several semesters.