Wilbert has more than 14 years of experience working as a professional accountant with specific focus on audit and accounting for investment companies. He is involved with the onboarding and migration of new clients and reviewing of Net Asset Value of various types of investment funds such as investing in private and listed equities, real estates, fund of funds, and other financial instruments.
Wilbert joined MaplesFS in 2015. Previously he worked at the Abu Dhabi Investment Council, an investment arm of the Government of Abu Dhabi, where he served as an Investment Accountant in its Cash Management Division. Prior to this, he worked at The National Investor, an Abu Dhabi-based investment management and advisory firm, as a Senior Manager with overall responsibilities of ensuring the accuracy of the Net Asset Value calculations for managed accounts and several investment funds. In addition to this, Wilbert also worked at KPMG in the Cayman Islands as Audit Manager and as an Auditor and Accountant for Grant Thornton, both in the Philippines.
State of New Hampshire Board of Accountancy, US, Certified Public Accountant, 2014.
The Institute of Internal Auditors, US, Certified Internal Auditor, 2012.
The Institute of Internal Auditors, US, Certified Financial Services Auditor, 2012.
The Institute of Internal Auditors, US, Certification, Risk Management Assurance, 2012.
Philippine School of Business Administration, Philippines, Bachelor of Science, Accountancy, 2002.
Professional Regulation Commission, Philippines, Certified Public Accountant, 2002.
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Member of the UAE Institute of Internal Auditors.