CPA , CIA, CISA
Edna may be aptly called a career auditor, having spent her professional life in the field of auditing - both external and internal audit practice. Her career, spanning almost 4 decades, includes external audit work with Sycip, Gorres, Velayo & Company (SGV), management of Internal Audit Services for companies within the Rustan Group of Companies (RGOC), and 25 years of Audit Committee work with a Unibank.
After a brief stint as SVP-Internal Audit Office with a government financial institution, Edna has returned to Rustan Commercial Corporation as Consultant for Risk, Control & Governance, and has been appointed as the company's registered Data Protection Officer (DPO). Relative to this new position, she is a Certified Data Protection Officer, having successfully passed the TUV Rheinland Certified DPO Qualification course and examination last September 2018.
Edna has been an officer and a member of the Board of Directors of the Institute of Internal Auditors, Philippines (IIAP) since 2000, taking the helm as President in 2004. She continues to be a resource for IIAP as facilitator in its Public and In-House Seminars. Her specialization is in Quality Assurance Review (QAR) of Internal Audit, as both a Trainor and a Team Leader for External Quality Assurance Review engagements of the IIAP.