Roderick M. Danao

Roderick M. Danao

Chairman and Senior Partner, PwC Philippines

Rick is the Chairman and Senior Partner of PwC Philippines effective 1 July 2021. His immediate past positions were Vice Chairman and Assurance Managing Partner.

He has a solid experience in auditing large and complex companies, both domestic and multinational. Rick has more than 25 years of hands-on experience in Financial reporting (International Financial Reporting Standards and US GAAP). Rick is highly experienced in auditing companies reporting under the stringent regulatory watch of PCAOB in the USA. Rick has also handled a number of listed entities in the Philippines. He has also led several financial due diligence reviews of companies involved in mergers and acquisitions. And he served as the firm’s Audit Methodology and Learning and Education Leader for eight years.

Under the international assignment program of PwC, Rick worked as an audit manager in PwC offices in London (UK) and Silicon Valley (USA) from 2000 to 2003. During his secondments, he led the audits of listed telecommunications and media companies.

He finished his Bachelor of Science in Accountancy at the Polytechnic University of the Philippines in April 1992. He was a student leader at the Junior Philippine Institute of Accountants and the Student Council.

Rick is a Certified Public Accountant.


  • Oil and gas, Real estate and Construction, Telecommunication, Media and Entertainment, Consumer products, Mining, Insurance and related financial services


  • Audit (external and internal), Financial reporting (GAAP), Internal controls review and Attestation, Internal controls design and Implementation


  • Polytechnic University of the Philippines

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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