SGV supports MAP NextGen Program as Knowledge Partner

SGV inks MOA with MAP

SGV signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the Management Association of the Philippines (MAP) during the MAP NextGen Web Conference last 20 November. With the theme Crash Landing on Management, the Conference brought together industry leaders and experts who provided valuable insights on the challenges and opportunities faced by the next generation of leaders. Under the MOA, the Firm agreed to be a Knowledge Partner of the Conference and will work with MAP in conducting the NextGen CEO: A Transformative Leadership Program – a 12-month interactive leadership program geared towards helping high-performing young and future CEOs reframe the future of their companies. SGV Chairman and CMP Wilson P. Tan (WPT) and MAP President Francisco ED. Lim virtually signed the MOA.

WPT and MAP President Francis Lim during the MOA signing

SGV Vice Chair and Deputy Managing Partner Vivian Ruiz, Assurance Leader Martin Guantes, Tax Leader Fame delos Santos, Consulting Leader Rossana Fajardo, Financial Services Organization (FSO) Leader Vicky Salas, Senior Assurance Partner Itos Cruz, Chief Risk Officer Leo Matignas, Market Group Leaders Jun Torres and Aris Malantic, Strategy and Transactions Partner Mon Dizon, Consulting Partners Kaye Macaisa and Ryan Chua, and FSO Partner Migs Ballelos also attended the conference and served as witnesses to the ceremony.

Consulting Leaders talk about Transformative Leadership at MAP Conference

SGV Consulting Leader Rossana A. Fajardo (RAF) and EY Asia-Pacific Consulting Managing Partner Iain Burnet were among the speakers at the plenary sessions at the MAP NextGen Conference. The conference featured sessions led by industry experts and business executives on leadership styles and practices during the pandemic.

Iain presenting at the MAP NextGen Conference

Iain led a session on Transformative Leadership in the Transformative Age and explained how the pandemic has forced leaders to rethink their leadership strategies and business models. He explained that leaders need to adapt a transformative mindset that places humans@center, leverages technology@speed and enables innovation@scale. He then presented the main characteristics of transformative leaders, emphasizing their ability to lead with purpose and vision to inspire extraordinary results.

RAF and Iain during the open forum

The session concluded with an open forum moderated by RAF where they addressed participants’ questions on the process of transitioning to a transformative leadership style and the value of vulnerability, open communications and purpose.