PerezGovernment Financial Management Innovators Circle, Inc.

Carmela S. Perez, DBA, CPA

Dr. Carmela S. Perez has been participating in the annual and winter conferences of the International Consortium on Governmental Financial Management (ICGFM) either as delegate or Resource Speaker. She attended the 2004, 2005, 2006, 2015, 2016, 2018 and 2019 winter and Miami conferences. In 2006 she presented a paper on Implementing the Computerized New Government Accounting System: Philippine Experience and in 2019, the paper on Citizen Participation Audit. In 2005, she was the representative of the Philippine Commission on Audit as institutional member of the ICGFM. In 2016, she was awarded by the ICGFM for her essay on the impact of the ICGFM in her life, for which she was accorded free registration to the Miami Conference of the same year. She has more than forty years of combined experiences in private and public sector financial management, Special Audit, Fraud Audit, Information Technology Management and audit of United Nation Agencies and Foreign Based Government Agencies. Her experiences include standard setting, policy formulation and development and government accountancy. She was Member of the Philippine Public Sector Accounting Standards Board and the Philippine Financial Reporting Standards Council. She worked as Chief Financial Officer/Assistant Commissioner, Planning Finance and Management Sector, Commission on Audit and as Vice President for Finance, Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP). Her expertise also includes Information and Communications Technology Project Management, implementation and training management for the World Bank Funded Philippine Tax Computerization Project for the Philippine Bureau of Customs. She also managed and supervised the implementation of the Electronic New Government Accounting System in government agencies by the Philippine Commission on Audit. She was also a College Dean and Department Chairperson at the College of Computer Management and Information Technology at the PUP. Carmela S. Perez has a Doctor of Business Administration degree and a Certified Public Accountant. She is a Professorial Lecturer at the Polytechnic University of the Philippines Graduate School and at the University of the Philippines National College of Public Administration and Governance. She is currently the Chairperson of the Board of Trustees of the Government Financial Management Innovators Circle, Chairperson of the Board of Directors of the Philippine State Universities and Colleges Computer Education and Systems Society and President and Chairperson of the Board of Directors of the Almost Family Foundation Incorporated.