Event Details

The first two CAE Forums, the discussion focused on the overall changes that the last two (2) years of immense disruptions have impacted government policies, consumer behavior, and organization's business model and the potential of people as the main drivers of disruptive innovations. This time, the spotlight for this afternoon's CAE forums are the modern risks that organizations face today which are information risks and sustainability risks. With exponential advancement in information technology and the growing impact of climate change to the environment and society, many, if not all, organizations face a grueling challenge of efficiently and effectively managing potential impact of these risks to their organization with the objective of protecting and improving organizational value.

Discussion Context:

In this session, solicit and drive exchange of views, insights, and best practices from the the panelists, the moderators, and from the CAEs (and other attendees), in addressing or navigating through below risk areas which may have led many companies to rethink or change their business models:

Risks that Matter: Focus on Cybersecurity, Privacy and Sustainability Risks

  • Organizations may not be sufficiently prepared to manage cyber threats such as ransomware and other attacks that have the potential to significantly disrupt core operations and/or damage their brand.
  • Third-party risks arising from organizations' reliance on outsourcing and strategic sourcing arrangements, IT vendor contracts, and other partnerships/ joint ventures related to data privacy, information sharing, environmental and social sustainability.
  • Organizations may not have the adequate capability to measure, evaluate, report, and manage the direct and indirect impact of its actions have on individuals and communities.


1:15 PM - 1:30 PM
1:30 PM - 1:45 PM
Opening Ceremonies
1:45 PM - 2:15 PM
Panel Sharing of Best Practices
2:15 PM - 3:15 PM
Conversation with the Panelists
3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
4:45 PM - 5:00 PM
Closing Ceremonies


  • Ryan Gilbert Chua (Partner, Consulting; Leader, Business Consulting at SyCip Gorres Velayo & Co.)

    Ryan Gilbert Chua

    Partner, Consulting; Leader, Business Consulting at SyCip Gorres Velayo & Co.

    Ryan has more than 16 years of experience in the Information Technology (IT) audit and consulting engagements covering IT Governance and Risk Management, IT General Controls, Business Process Reengineering, and SOX 404/JSOX Compliance for clients in the Telecommunications, Consumer Products and Retail, Oil and Gas, Power and Utilities, Mining, Manufacturing and Gaming industries.

    He graduated with a degree in Accountancy, Cum Laude, from the Far Eastern University. He placed 4th in the 2004 CPA Board Examinations and was also a global topnotcher, placing 1st worldwide in the 2007 CIA Examinations. He completed the Executive Development Program of the Kellogg School of Management in Northwestern University, USA in 2014.

    He is also the current Chair of the IT Committee of the Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA) and incumbent Chairman and President of the Institute of Internal Auditors Philippines.

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  • Katrina Francisco (Partner, Climate Change and Sustainability Services at SyCip Gorres Velayo & Co.)

    Katrina Francisco

    Partner, Climate Change and Sustainability Services at SyCip Gorres Velayo & Co.

    Ina is a Partner in the Climate Change and Sustainability practice, with more than 7years of sustainability advisory and assurance experience. She graduated from De La Salle University with a Bachelor of Science in Applied Economics and Accountancy and has a Master in Management degree from the Asian Institute of Management. She is a Certified Public Accountant by profession with 15 years of experience providing financial statement assurance services to client belonging to the mining, wholesale/retail, power and utilities and manufacturing industries. Since her transition to being a sustainability professional, Ina has been utilizing her financial background to bridge the gap between sustainability and financial professionals in the corporate atmosphere.

    She is currently working with the government and the private sector assisting them in their sustainable transformation journey, whether it be on reporting, strategy or on sustainable finance.

    She has been facilitating public webinars on various topics related to Sustainability and Climate Change and is the country lead for the EY Global Climate Barometer, an annual EY Thought Leadership assessing the climate-related disclosures of companies in line with the TCFD recommendations.

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  • Jocelyn So (Chief Information and Digital Officer at Monde Nissin Corporation)

    Jocelyn So

    Chief Information and Digital Officer at Monde Nissin Corporation

    Ms. Jocelyn So is the Chief Information and Digital Officer and the Acting Chief Information Security Officer of Monde Nissin Corporation.

    Prior to joining Monde Nissin, she was the CMT (Communications, Media, Utilities and Technology) Industry Head and
    Senior Vice President at PCCW (Pacific Century Cyberworks Ltd) based in Hong Kong. She was responsible for the systems
    and applications used by HKT (HK Telecom) and now IPTV including customer care and customer 360 systems, order management, CRM, inventory management,
    POS systems, billing, work force management, service assurance, loyalty programs, and data warehousing and others. She was leading the digital transformation programmes
    over the years elevating the customer experience of the discerning HK public and businesses.

    She was also one of the key people who started the international expansion of PCCW’s SI business in Southeast Asia, specifically in Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia.

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  • Edel Mary Vegamora (Fellow at Institute of Corporate Directors)

    Edel Mary Vegamora

    Fellow at Institute of Corporate Directors

    Ms. Vegamora has over thirty seven (37) years of experience in the areas of governance, risk management, internal audit and control, banking financial statements and regulatory reporting, banking taxation, banking products and deals vetting. She started her career as Financial Auditor and eventually as the Tax Compliance Division Manager for Banking clientele of SGV & Co..

    Prior to joining RCBC in 2017, she served as EVP & Chief Financial Officer/Controller of Bank of Commerce; Senior Consultant of HLB International/Diaz Murillo Dalupan & Co.; SVP & Chief Internal Auditor of BDO Unibank Inc. and its subsidiaries including BDO Private Bank; SVP & Chief Financial Officer of Sun Life of Canada Phils. Inc., Sun Life Financial Plans Inc., Sun Life Asset Management Company & Sun Life Foundation Philippines; Location CFO & Director of Finance Group for the Philippine Branch of International Nederlanden Groep N.V., ING Forex Corporation & ING Securities Philippines, Inc.; Director of Banking and Assurance of KPMG/ Laya Mananghaya & Co.; Director of Internal Audit and eventually AVP & Regional Finance Head of Asia Pacific Division of Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada; Head of Internal Audit (Seconded to PSBank) and eventually as PSBank’s Vice President/Head of Controllership Group and Supervised the Branches Operations Control Division (BOCD) of PSBank, and had been a President & Chairman-Board of Directors of The Institute of Internal Auditors (Philippines).

    Her professional certifications include the following: Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certification in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA), and a Fellow-Institute of Corporate Directors (FICD).

    Ms. Vegamora graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of the East with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, major in Accounting. Ms. Vegamora had also completed a Leadership Certificate Course at the Niagara Institute, Canada. She is a recent Graduate of the Professional Directors Program (PDP) of the Institute of Corporate Directors, who bestowed the “Fellow” status on Ms. Vegamora during 2017.

    Ms. Vegamora had worked as Board of Directors-Member in various legal entities, namely, 2002:Chairman, Board of Directors, & President -The Institute of Internal Auditors Philippines, Inc. ; 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003: Member, Board of Directors -The Institute of Internal Auditors Philippines, Inc. ; 2008: Member, Board of Directors-Sun Life Asset Management Corporation.; 2008:Member, Board of Directors -Sun Life Prosperity Funds (Specific mutual fund corporations); 2001– 2007:Member, Board of Directors, ING Forex Corporation; 2001 – 2005: Member, Board of Directors, ING Securities Philippines, Inc. ; 2005 – 2007: Member, Board of Directors, ING Foundation Philippines.

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