Brando C. Cabalsi

Brando C. Cabalsi

Tax Partner, PwC Philippines

Brando has more than 18 years of experience in providing tax services to a wide range of industry sectors, primarily to multinational companies. He has extensive experience in tax due diligence reviews and structuring in connection with various clients’ mergers and acquisition projects.

He deals with revenue officers in resolving tax assessment cases of companies audited by tax authorities. His exposure to various issuances by tax authorities and Philippine court decisions, coupled by his previous involvement in various financial audits of multinational companies, gives him a strong background in tax and accounting matters as well as compliance with regulatory requirements.

Brando worked as Director of Project Development Service in a government agency assisting other agencies in developing, preparing and implementing Public-Private Partnership (PPP) projects in the Philippines.

He has attended local and overseas training programs. Brando helped the Philippine government in promoting PPP programs as resource person or panelist in various fora here and abroad. He also conducts training and seminars for clients and professional organizations.

Brando earned his Bachelor of Laws at Arellano University School of Law. He graduated with Distinction (Academic Excellence) from St. Paul University-Tuguegarao City with a degree of Bachelor of Science in Accountancy.

Brando is a Certified Public Accountant and a lawyer, and is an active member of the Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA) and the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP).


  • Energy
  • Manufacturing
  • Business process outsourcing
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Telecommunications
  • Transportation and logistics
  • Consumer and industrial products
  • Real Estate
  • Public infrastructure


  • Mergers and acquisition (Tax)
  • Corporate and tax structuring
  • Tax consulting and planning
  • Tax compliance review
  • Tax assessment
  • Public-private partnership (Procurement Process
  • Contract Preparation and Project Development and Management)


  • Arellano University School of Law - Bachelor of Laws
  • St. Paul University-Tuguegarao - Bachelor of Science in Accountancy

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Imelda Ronnie G.  Castro

Imelda Ronnie G. Castro

Assurance Partner and Human Capital Leader , PwC Philippines

Tel: +63 (2) 8845 2728

Pam M. Gregorio

Pam M. Gregorio

Human Capital Executive Director, PwC Philippines

Tel: +63 (2) 8845 2728