The world of work is constantly transforming and ushering in trends to remain relevant in an increasingly complex global environment. With the rapid changes brought about by numerous factors, organisations are being faced with a growing demand to enhance their human resource (HR) management in order to future-proof their talent, protect its workforce, and meet the needs of both the organisation and its human capital.
In relation to this and as we continue to grapple with multiple global crises and uncertainties, it is also imperative for individuals to learn measures that will better manage their finances, encompassing budgeting, investing, saving, and tax planning, among others.
With this, the European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (ECCP) and its Human Capital Committee, in collaboration with Lee Hecht Harrison, InCorp Corporate Services Philippines, Inc., and SGV & Co. is organising a 3-hr learning session which aims to achieve the following:
The session will also feature the following topics:
Sherwin Urbano is an accomplished Human Resources professional with a distinguished career spanning over a decade in the field. His unwavering commitment to HR excellence and expertise has established him as a prominent figure in the industry.
Currently serving as the Head of Business Growth at InCorp Philippines, Sherwin's extensive experience shines through his proficiency in a wide array of HR domains, including Human Resources, Organizational Development (OD), Change Management, Total Rewards, Business Development, and Process Improvement.
Over the course of his career, Sherwin has held various senior HR and Operations roles in diverse industries, demonstrating his remarkable talent for navigating the intricacies of human resources and adeptly adapting to the ever-evolving landscape of human capital requirements.
With 30 years of experience in Finance and Accounting, including 13 years in executive roles, Jed has consistently demonstrated a strong track record of improving financial stability and operational efficiency. Notable achievements in the last few years include:
As the Managing Director at Lee Hecht Harrison (LHH) Philippines, he quickly exceeded 2023 revenue targets through proactive business development. He also cultivated a positive work culture and set the company's strategic direction.
In his role as Corporate Treasurer and Controller at J H Pajara Construction Corporation, he prevented a P800M swindle attempt and a undervalued sale bid of at least PhP1.0B, while streamlining accounting and operational processes.
As the Chief Financial Officer at CreditAccess Philippines Financing Company, Inc., Jed increased the loan portfolio by PhP400M, secured local funding of PhP50M, and revitalized the Finance Department.
In his roles at Argosy Investments, Inc., he generated new revenue streams, upsold services, and saved PhP30M+ by reconciling tax liabilities.
At Health Data Insights Corporation, he significantly grew company revenues and EBITDA and played a pivotal role in the sale of the company for over US$400M.
Throughout his career, Jed has been known for strong leadership, financial acumen, and a talent for driving positive change, with expertise in team leadership, business strategy, corporate finance, financial planning, and budgeting.
She is a Senior Director in the Tax Services practice, focusing on Global Compliance Reporting. She joined SyCip Gorres Velayo & Co. (SGV), the Philippine member firm of Ernst & Young, in July 2011, based in the Makati office. She is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), and received her Bachelor of Science in Accountancy degrees from Ateneo de Naga University in October 2010, cum laude.
She is a VP for Membership of the Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA) Southern Metro Manila Chapter (SMMC) for FY2022.
She is a Member of the SGV/Philippine Tax Core Team who is the recipient of 2021 EY APAC Tax Award for Client Centricity category. She is also a Member of the Audit Engagement Team for a major Telecommunications client who is recipient of 2022 SGV Special Award for Better Us – Team Leadership.