Helen S. Valderrama is an Associate Professor and former Chair of the Department of Accounting and Finance at the U.P. College of Business Administration. Her research interests are in power sector finance, Philippine financial markets, and financial reporting and analysis. In these areas, she has been a consultant of the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Asian Development Bank, and the Energy Regulatory Commission, among others. She is a CPA board placer and recipient of the U.P. Diliman Gawad Chancellor award for being an outstanding faculty and academic administrator
Married to Engr. Dan Valderrama, DBA, Prof. Helen’s pride, joy, and inspiration in her own quest for financial freedom are their three kids – Jodd, Katrina and Leanne.