Mr. Cayanan is a professor at the University of the Philippines – College of Business Administration and a Certiﬁed Public Accountant, ranked 7th in the board exam. He is also currently the Investment Oﬃcer of the UP Business Research Foundation, Inc.
Mr. Cayanan has held several other posts in the university. He was an Investment Oﬃcer of the UP Foundation, Inc. from 1993 to 1996, an Assistant Vice President for Planning and Finance from 2001 to 2008, and Chairman of the Department of Accounting and Finance from 2008 to 2011. Prior to his career in the academe, he was an auditor at Punongbayan and Araullo, then an aﬃliate of Arthur Young International.
A renowned author and speaker in the banking and ﬁnance industry, Mr. Cayanan graduated cum laude from UP with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Accountancy. He also received his Master’s degree in Economics and PhD in Business Administration from UP.