Asst. Prof. Antonio J. Dayag, PhD, a faculty member of the UST-Alfredo M. Velayo College of Accountancy, joined the country’s roster of 96 ASEAN CPAs, in a virtual recognition ceremony held on July 31, 2021 on the occasion of the 2nd ASEAN CPA Conference.
Out of over 200,000 CPAs in the country, Dayag joined the club of ASEAN CPAs last June 30. The recognition adds to the accolades Dayag already enjoys. He was one of the recipients of the First PICPA Award for Accountancy Authors in 2018, and has been named Fellow/Member in bodies such as the Association of International Accountants, Institute of Public Accountants, and the Institute of Financial Accountants.
Being no stranger to professional circles, Dayag has been an official of the National Association of Certified Public Accountants in Education (NACPAE), as National President (2016), Vice-President – External (2015), and Adviser (2017). He likewise served in various committees of the Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants from 2016-2017.
Dayag earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting in UST in 1988, his master’s in business administration in 2009, and his doctorate degree in commerce in 2019. Since 1989, he has been a faculty member of UST and from 1999 to 2005 was the University’s Chief Accountant.