Jess Obana Senior Managing Consultant, Advisory Services Makati +63 (2) 8 988 2288


Jess is a Senior Managing Consultant with the Advisory Services Division of P&A Grant Thornton.

Jess has over 24 years of combined experience as a senior finance executive and educator in diverse industries from manufacturing, pharmaceutical, automotive, real estate and construction, architecture and design, training and education, investments, and information technology. His technical expertise includes international financial reporting standards (IFRSs), international standard on auditing (ISAs), ERP systems implementation, business planning, CFO and controllership, forensics and fraud examination, instructional design, curriculum development, educational technology and e-learning. Jess has worked in eight (8) countries worldwide: Philippines, Sudan, China, Singapore, Lao PDR, Cambodia, Oman and the United Arab Emirates.

Professional certifications

  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Certified Fraud Examiner


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accountancy, Technological Institute of the Philippines
  • Master in Business Administration, International Academy of Management & Economics