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Dr. Washington Sycip

Washington Sycip is the founder and chairman of the SGV Group of auditors and management consultants, with member firms in the Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thai¬land, Taiwan, Korea, Hongdong, Brunei, Sri Lanka and Saudia Arabia.
Sycip obtained his Bachelor of Science in Commerce, summa cum laude, and his Master of Science in Commerce, meritissimus, at the University of Santo Tomas. At Colombia University in New York, he was admitted to the Beta Gamma Sigma, Honorary Business Society.
In 1982, he was elected President of the International Federation of Accountants, a position which he still holds upio the present. He was also President of the Philippine Institutue of Certified Public Accountants.
He has also been appointed to a Pacific Advisory Council formed by the United Technologies Corporation (UTC) of the United States, to provide guidance to UTC in shaping policies for the de¬velopment of business opportunities in the Pacific.
Washington Sycip serves as Chairman of the Board of Trustees and Board of Governors of the Asian Institute of Management, Philippines; Chairman, Euro-Asia Center, Fontainebleau, France; Board Member, Institute European d' Administration des Affaires, INSEAD; Trustee, the Asia Society, New York; Member of the Advisory Council, Columbia University Graduate School of Business; Member, Board of Governors, Joseph H. Lauder Institute of Management and Interna¬tional Studies, University of Pennsylvania.
In 1984, he received the degree of Doctor of Accounting Education, Honoris Causa, from the University of Santo Tomas.
Reference:

  • UST Alumni Association, Inc.
    TOTAL Awards
    Grand Alumni Homecoming '93 and Award Ceremonies Souvenir Program
    March 7, 1993, Rigodon Ballroom, Peninsula Manila Hotel
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