Hear from a cross-section of leaders in the investment industry, each of whom brings their own perspective on why the CFA charter is the profession’s gold standard.
When Winston Ma, CFA, was an engineering student at Shanghai's Fudan University, he dreamed of the day he could leave his native China to further his education in the United States.
When the financial crisis hit in late 2008, Nalin Moniz, CFA, faced an important decision. Would he stay in the United States working in finance or return to India and risk striking out on his own?
In the wake of the 2008 financial crisis, Wall Street executive Ranji Nagaswami, CFA, took her first steps towards building an army of the just in finance — leaders who would act responsibly and use finance to help build a better society.
In 1985, when Sonia Villalobos, CFA, opted for a career in finance, the omens didn’t look particularly good. Her native Brazil was struggling under the weight of rapidly escalating debt, and annual inflation was running at more than 200 percent.
When Jenny Atout Ahlzén, CFA, moved to Amman in 2007, she arrived with less than a year’s experience working as an analyst at an investment bank.
In late 2016, Andrew Canter, CFA, and his Futuregrowth Asset Management firm sent a clear but unexpected message to the South African state-owned enterprises (SOEs) it had been funding for years: enough is enough.