As ME&A’s Controller, Sonia Ferrer oversees the financial portfolio of the entire company. She supervises financial and corporate administration, including accounting, finance, and strategic financial planning. Ms. Ferrer is ME&A’s principal liaison with external auditing firms and financial institutions. Her expertise includes project and fund accounting, financial management support, budget forecasting, compliance, enterprise risk management, financial reviews, internal audits, grants, procurement, subcontracts, project operations, and fraud investigations.
Ms. Ferrer brings almost 30 years of experience working in the United States, Iraq, and the Phillipines in such roles as director of finance and compliance, director of program audit, director of field accounting and support, internal auditor, and chief accountant. She has worked for other international development consulting firms, including Palladium, Chemonics, and Management Systems International, as well as for USAID in Iraq and the Phillipines. Ms. Ferrer has participated in an MBA program in Finance and Financial Management Services at the De La Salle University Graduate School in the Philippines and has as a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the Philippine School of Business Administration. She is fluent in English and Tagalog.