Washington Sycip (Asia)
Mr. Sycip is the Founder of SGV & Co., the Philippines' largest multidisciplinary professional services firm, and a member practice of Ernst & Young Global.
Mr. Sycip is a valuable partner for organizations all over the world. He sits on the boards of the following organizations: Columbia University Graduate School of Business, American International Group (New York), The Conference Board (New York), the Asia Society (New York), and a number of corporations around the globe. He is also a past president of the International Federation of Accountants and Chairman of the Euro-Asia Centre at INSEAD (France).
Mr. Sycip received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Commerce (summa cum laude) from the University of Santo Tomas in Manila, Philippines, and his Master of Science Degree in Commerce (meritissimus) from Columbia University in New York. He holds honorary degrees from the University of Melbourne (Doctor of Laws), the University of the Philippines (Doctor of Laws), the De La Salle University (Doctor of Philosophy in Financial Management), the University of Santo Tomas (Doctorate Degree in Accounting Education) and the Iligan Institute of Technology, Mindanao State University (Doctorate Degree in Development Management).