BNV shares his career journey with JPIA-SBU

Assurance and Climate Change and Sustainability Services (CCaSS) Partner Benjamin N. Villacorte (BNV) was among the speakers at the Junior Philippine Institute of Accountants – San Beda University (JPIA-SBU) Crossroads: A Look in Our Career Paths virtual career talk last 30 January. Over 180 SBU students participated in the event.

As an alumnus of SBU, BNV spoke about his university experiences and how they shaped his professional development. He shared tips on how participants can advance their careers, encouraging them to leverage on technologies such as artificial intelligence, automation and blockchain. He also emphasized the value of teamwork and strengthening professional relationships for successful client engagements.

BNV presenting at the career talk

BNV likewise discussed sustainability for ESG considerations and its significance in business continuity and resilience. He explained that companies today are not just evaluated based on financial metrics as regulators also measure their impact through an ESG lens.

The session concluded with an open forum where BNV addressed questions on his career journey, the qualities of SGV professionals, and how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the Firm and its people. Talent Supervising Associate Julia-Anne Deypalan and Talent Associates Camille Joyce Pascual and Juliene Marinela Salayon also attended the event.