Atty. Eugene Talaro Mateo, MBA
President and Corporate Counsel TVI Resource Development Phils, Inc. Immediate Past Chairman, Professional Regulatory Board of Accountancy
For his outstanding achievement, unparalleled professional competence and personal integrity in the field of accountancy, exemplified by his excellent stewardship of the Board of Accountancy and for his selfless dedication to the advancement of the profession by fostering harmonious relationship with the Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA) paving the way for successful reforms like the Philippine Accountancy Act of 2004, Code of Ethics for Professional Accountants and Quality Assurance Review Program;
For magnanimously sharing his expertise in meetings for the ASEAN Mutual Recognition Agreement on Accounting Services, as life member of PICPA, as Charter President of the Philippine Association of Professional Regulatory Board Members (PAPRB) and as President of the Philippine Association of Management Accountants, (PAMA) and for his noteworthy social contributions as advocate of the Performance Governance System for Accountancy and as trustee of several charitable organizations;
For his commendable track record, epitomizing exemplary leadership, proficiency, service and commitment earning for him numerous awards and recognitions such as the 2007 Most Outstanding Alumnus of the University of the East, 2012 PAMA Award of Honor and Recognition for the Advocacy of Management Accounting, 2004 PICPA Merit Award, 2005 PAPRB Professional Leadership Award, and in 2012 he was elevated to the prestigious Accountancy Hall of Fame.