Gladeys Jill A. Santos
Gladeys Jill A. Santos joined the IFAC PAO Development & Advisory Group in January 2022, nominated by the Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA).
Ms. Santos is currently the National President of the Association of CPAs in Public Practice (ACPAPP) and the National Vice President for Public Practice of PICPA. She is the immediate past Executive Vice President of ACPAPP and National Vice President for Operations of PICPA.
Ms. Santos is the founder & CEO of Jill Santos & Co., a multi-disciplinary firm that serves as accountants, auditors, lawyers, and advisors to business organizations. She is also the founder & president of the Each One Teach One Foundation, a humanitarian charity institution focused on women empowerment.
Among her notable international awards are the 2019 ASEAN Woman Entrepreneur Award in Thailand, 2016 Global Ambassador Program in Australia, 2016 Global Leadership Program in Massachusetts, US, and 2011 Student Exchange Program in Virginia, US. Among her notable national awards are the 2021 Special Leadership Award as ItalPinay of the Year, 2019 National Outstanding CPA in Public Practice, and 2009 National Young Achiever.
Ms. Santos accumulates several degrees on accountancy, law, masteral, and doctoral. She is a holder of three professional licenses and is accorded with various global professional certifications.