Jef is the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of AIG Philippines. He oversees the finance function of the organization covering controllership, investment, treasury and financial planning, and analysis for both the Philippines and Guam Insurance operations. On top of local finance processes undertaken in-country, he also has oversight on the functions that are done in the AIG Finance Centres in India that relate to the Philippine and Guam business.
Jef joined AIG in 2018. Previously , he served as CFO – Emerging Markets (Asia Pacific - Philippines) for QBE Insurance, and prior to that role was Vice President & Head of Finance of Nat-Re Philippines, where he also headed other functions in Audit, Compliance, IT and Projects.
His professional career started with KPMG in 2006, where he was Associate Manager for Risk Advisory/Performance & Technology. His involvement with various high-profile engagements and clients gave him the opportunity to work outside the country through inter-firm engagements with Malaysia, Hong Kong and Singapore.
A Certified Public Accountant, Certified Information Systems Auditor, Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Lean Six Sigma Greenbelt Candidate, and a CII (Award) designee, he has a degree in Accountancy from San Sebastian College. Currently, he is finishing his Master’s Degree in Business Economics from the University of Asia and the Pacific.
Date of Appointment: March 21, 2018