Gio Belchez Managing Consultant, Advisory Services Makati +63 (2) 8 988 2288

Experience

Gio is a Managing Consultant at P&A Grant Thornton’s Advisory Services Division. He is primarily responsible for managing the overall conduct of engagements, meeting contractual obligations, and maintaining quality assurance.

Gio has over 8 years of combined experience in fraud investigations of misappropriation of assets, bribery, and corruption; financial audit; internal audit; compliance review; fraud risk assessment; SOX control testing; controls implementation; and financial reporting. He also has extensive experience in diverse industries ranging from multinational fast-moving consumer goods, manufacturing, and mining companies. He has gained significant exposure in various industries including not–for–profit organizations, hospitality, medical equipment distribution and medical services, development banks, insurance, and educational institutions. He also has experience in performing investigation, risk assessment, and due diligence on US FCPA and Anti Bribery and Corruption engagements.

Professional Certifications

  • Certified Public Accountant

  • Certified Fraud Examiner

Memberships

  • Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants

  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accountancy, Ateneo de Zamboanga University