Our Management Team

We have a diverse mix of Certified Public Accountants with extensive backgrounds in business and accountancy. Our partners have established their reputations in their chosen fields of specialisation. Our practice is anchored on our Partners' full commitment and combined skills, knowledge, discipline and expertise.

 

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    Jerome Antonio B. Constantino

    Chairman & CEO

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    Katherine O. Constantino

    Managing Partner

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    Annalyn B. Artuz

    Deputy Managing Partner

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    Edwin F. Ramos

    Partner

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    Atty. Maricris E. Oronea

    Tax Group Head and Tax Principal

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    Atty. Anselma P. Maliwat

    Partner

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Jerome Antonio B. Constantino

Chairman & CEO

Jerome has over 35 years of extensive experience in public practice, particularly in the field of auditing, business risk management, business and tax advisory, mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring and industry research studies. He was a Senior Director in the Assurance Group of Sycip Gorres Velayo & Co (SGV) and left a promising career to organize and head the Firm in 1999.  Also, he was a Finance Consultant, among others, of a government agency regulatory office mandated to monitor compliance and performance of its concessionaires on water and waste water services in Metro Manila and reviewer of a consortium of banks in connection with a debt restructuring agreement of a distribution company.

Jerome holds a degree of Bachelor of Science in Commerce, major in Accounting from the University of Sto. Tomas, Manila, where he earned recognition as “Outstanding Alumnus” in 2004 for his achievements in the practice of public Accounting. He completed Management Development Program at the Asian Institute of Management (AIM) and scholarship program at the International University of Japan. In addition, he attended various Audit and Risk Management training programs at St. Charles, Illinois, USA.

Jerome is a member of the Philippine Interpretations Committee, formed by the Philippine Financial Reporting Standards Council (FRSC), principally to issue implementation guidance on Philippine Financial Reporting Standards (PFRS).  He was also a member of the Auditing Assurance Standards Council, the Body authorized to establish and promulgate Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS) in the Philippines.

Jerome is a Past President of the Association of Certified Public Accountants in Public Practice (ACPAPP), He was given a presidential award in 2001 for his contribution in pursuing the long-term research and professional development objectives of the organization. He was a former President in the Eastern Metro Manila Chapter and also a former member of the public practice sector of the Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA). He was a recipient of the Outstanding CPA in Public Practice Award from PICPA Metro Manila in 2002. He is also an active member of the Tax Management Association of the Philippines and Financial Executive Institute of the Philippines. Furthermore, he is a past President of the Rotary Club of Makati-EDSA in 2005.

jabconstantino@bakertilly.ph
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Katherine O. Constantino

Managing Partner

Kathie is a Partner of the Firm’s Assurance Services Group and also heads the Firm’s Accounting Services Group. With over 23 years of experience in public accounting practice, Kathie started her career under the Assurance Services Group of SGV & Co. She also worked as Controller of a multinational trading firm and a manufacturing company where she further enhanced her skills in finance and controllership.

As Partner in the Assurance Group, Kathie has performed various audit and business advisory services to foreign and local clients, including companies involved in retail, pharmaceuticals, manufacturing, services, trading, financing, holdings and investments; savings and loans associations; hotels and real estate, among others. She was commissioned by the Philippine Court of Tax Appeals to perform independent CPA services on various cases involving tax claims and assessments of regional offices; educational institutions; manufacturing companies involved in beverage, tobacco, food, and other consumer products; renewable energy; insurance; and business process outsourcing.

A graduate of the University of Santo Tomas, Kathie holds a Bachelor of Science in Commerce degree, major in Accounting. She is a CPA, a member of the Board of Directors of ACPAPP, and a member of PICPA.

koconstantino@bakertilly.ph
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Annalyn B. Artuz

Deputy Managing Partner

Annalyn is a Partner of the Firm’s Assurance Services Group and co-heads the Firm's Accounting Services Group. She started her career under the Assurance Services Group of SGV & Co. in 1993 and joined the Firm in 2001.

As a Partner of the Firm’s Assurance Services Group, Annalyn has performed audit and business advisory services to domestic companies, including subsidiaries of foreign companies involved in manufacturing, trading, services, and non-stock non-profit activities, among others. She was commissioned by the Philippine Court of Tax Appeals to perform independent CPA services on various cases involving tax claims and assessments of companies engaged in real estate, manufacturing, water, power, and services companies.

A Bachelor of Science in Commerce, major in Accounting, degree holder from the University of San Carlos, where she graduated magna cum laude, Annalyn is a CPA and a member of PICPA and ACPAPP.

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Edwin F. Ramos

Partner

Edwin Ramos is a Partner of the Firm’s Assurance Services Group. He specializes in financial audit, having been involved in various audit and business advisory engagements over the past two decades. His various assurance engagements include companies engaged in manufacturing, services, trading, learning institutions, real estate, general professional partnerships, water utilities, holding companies, hotels, lending institutions, savings and loan associations, and non-stock non-profit organizations, among others.

Commissioned by the Philippine Court of Tax Appeals to perform independent CPA services, Edwin handled various tax and financial cases for educational institutions, manufacturing companies, pre-need and other service companies and for a specialized construction firm, a power company, a restaurant chain, and a commercial bank. He also provided internal audit services on treasury and purchasing operations for learning institutions, payroll functions and billings and collection operation for security agencies and compliance audits for various non-government organizations.

A CPA and an internationally recognized Certified Internal Auditor, Edwin passed his comprehensive examination under the graduate program in management accountancy from the Polytechnic University of the Philippines. He is a member of PICPA, Institute of Internal Auditors Philippines (IIA-P), and ACPAPP.

eframos@bakertilly.ph
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Atty. Maricris E. Oronea

Tax Group Head and Tax Principal

Atty. Maricris is the Firm’s Tax Principal and Tax Group Head. She is a lawyer by profession and is in the practice of taxation and corporate law. She joined the firm in March 2009 as part of the Tax Division. She handles inter-corporate structuring, tax and estate planning, contract review, mergers and acquisitions of domestic corporations, tax compliance and tax due diligence of Philippine local companies. She assists clients in contesting tax assessments and in securing tax rulings on their behalf. She also provides incorporation and corporate secretarial services to local clients. Likewise, she also represents clients before the revenue attorneys of the Philippine Bureau of Internal Revenue and the Court of Tax Appeals.

Prior to joining the Firm, Atty. Maricris was a litigation lawyer from Hechanova, Bugay, Vilchez Law Office and Cabrera and Associates Law Offices where she represented various clients in intellectual property cases and other civil cases before the regular courts. Atty. Maricris graduated Cum Laude for her degree in Bachelor of Arts Major in Political Science at the University of the Philippines, Cebu in 2001. She obtained her Bachelor of Laws from San Sebastian College - Recoletos de Manila, College of Law in 2006. She passed the Bar examinations in 2007. She is a member of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) and Tax Management Association of the Philippines (TMAP).

meoronea@bakertilly.ph
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Atty. Anselma P. Maliwat

Partner

Atty. Anselma is a CPA – Lawyer and was admitted as a Partner effective September 1, 2018. She joined the Firm in October 2003 as part of the Assurance Services Group before officially joining the Tax Services Group in 2012.  She has extensive experience in tax due diligence, tax compliance review, and contesting of tax assessments. She handles assurance, tax and bookkeeping engagements.

Prior to the Firm, Atty. Anselma was an Audit Supervisor at AMA Education System handling internal audit of school branches.  She was also a Senior Associate at SGV&Co. where she stayed for four years. She graduated Cum Laude for Bachelor of Science in Accountancy at Tarlac State University and obtained her Bachelor of Laws (LLB) at Arellano University School of Law. She is a member of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) and PICPA.

apmaliwat@bakertilly.ph

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