Master of Laws, University of Michigan – Ann Arbor (2002)
Fulbright Scholar and Clyde A. DeWitt Fellow (2001 – 2002)
Completed the Foundations of American Law and Legal Education Program, Georgetown University Law Center (2001)
Juris Doctor, 2nd Honors & class salutatorian, Ateneo de Manila University (1995)
Bachelor of Arts, major in Economics and Bachelor of Science in Commerce, major in Accounting (LIA-COM), cum laude & class salutatorian, De La Salle University (1990)
Placed 6th in the 1995 bar exam
Placed 7th in the board exams administered by the Professional Regulatory Commission in May 1991 for Certified Public Accountants
Formerly, senior associate with the banking, finance, and tax practice group of Quisumbing Torres (member firm of Baker & McKenzie International)
o Has broad experience in tax, corporate and banking laws, including: Corporate Tax Planning; Inward Investments; Mergers & Acquisitions; Taxation of Joint Ventures and Corporate Reorganizations such as mergers, consolidations, spin-offs, demergers; Transfer Pricing; Philippine Tax Treaties; Individual Income Taxation; Value-Added Taxation; and, Cross-Border Transactions
Has published both locally and internationally, has authored or co-authored 20 articles on Philippine tax law.
Member, Committee on the Revision of Rules of the Court of Tax Appeals (2004)
Director and Officer of the Tax Management Association of the Philippines (2004 – present)