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Michael C. Gallego
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Michael C. Gallego

Practice Leader, Advisory Services; Head of Knowledge Management

Mhycke is the Practice Leader at Advisory Practice Area and the Knowledge Management Head of P&A Grant Thornton. He served as the Asia Pacific Leader for Business Risk Services of Grant Thornton. Mhycke provides advise and insight to address clients’ needs on growth, strategy and sustainability, governance, risk and compliance, internal audit, controls and operational improvements, learning and people development, and transaction advisory in the Philippines and the Asia Pacific region. 

Mhycke has more than 27 years' experience in public accounting, advisory and the private sector, where he covered various industries, including construction and real estate, industrial and consumer products, education, financial services, and energy and power. 

In the private sector, he held regional roles in internal audit and internal control, shared services, Sarbanes-Oxley and post-merger integration with a global building materials company and was expatriated to their UK, Spain and Philippine offices.

Mhycke earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Major in Accounting, cum laude, at Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila. He completed the management development program from the Asian Institute of Management, the Professional Directors Program from the Institute of Corporate Directors, the Executive Education in International Management—jointly from the Stanford Graduate School of Business (US), INSEAD (France), and EGADE Tec de Monetary (Mexico)—and the  EMCC Global Individual Accreditation (EIA) as a coach/mentor practitioner from the European Mentoring and Coaching Council (EMCC).

Memberships

  • Deputy President of the Asian Confederation of Institutes of Internal Auditors (ACIIA, FY2022-2023), and was president of the Institute of Internal Auditors Philippines (IIAP, CY2016)
  • National Vice President for Public Practice, and Chairman of the Metro Manila Region, Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA, FY2020-2021), and was president of the Northern Metro Manila Chapter in FY2014-2015
  • Member of the Institute of Corporate Directors, ISACA Manila Chapter, and Philippine Society for Talent Development

Awards

  • 2017 Most Outstanding CPA in Public Practice, Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • 2016 Special Achievement Awardee in Professional Development, Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants
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