CFA Institute is the global association of investment professionals that sets the standard for professional excellence and credentials. The organisation is a champion of ethical behaviour in investment markets and a respected source of knowledge in the global financial community.

Our aim is to create an environment where investors’ interests come first, markets function at their best, and economies grow. There are more than 168,000 CFA® charterholders worldwide in 163 markets and regions. CFA Institute has eight offices worldwide and there are 157 local member societies. For more information, visit or follow us on Twitter @CFAinstitute and on

CFA Institute has a broader Women in Investment Management initiative as well, which aims to improve investor outcomes by encouraging gender diversity in the investment management profession.

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