CFA Society Bahrain

A Member of the CFA Institute Global Network of Societies



CFA Society Bahrain has successfully participated in the Bahrain Marathon Relay for the third consecutive year. 200 team from all sectors of the business community as well as educational establishments participated this year. With the combination of sport, fun, competition and charitable cause, it is one of the biggest participation events in the Gulf. The event helps develop and promote leadership, teamwork, fitness and a healthy lifestyle in the Bahraini community. It raises money for local charities and last year around BD 25,000 was raised. The CFA Society Bahrain team consisted of 16 runners including board members, CFA charterholders and CFA candidates. Many volunteers also participated to help with the organization during the race day.  Please see some highlights of the day below:


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 Welcome to CFA Society Bahrain

At CFA Society Bahrain, our mission is to advance the interest of the local investment community. As a Member Society of CFA Institute, our society connects members with other like-minded investment professionals, those interested in joining the profession and the community in the Kingdom and around the world.

CFA Society Bahrain was established by CFA Institute in 2006 as a non-profit membership organization. We promote and maintain the highest standards of professional excellence and integrity, contribute to the development of local capital markets and professional skills, and actively promote the CFA Program.

Throughout the year, CFA Society Bahrain offers ongoing professional education, volunteer opportunities and great networking events among other benefits. We are here to help each other and we hope you can join us. 


 2016 Middle East Investment Conference in Bahrain!


As a co-host of the first CFA Institute Middle East Investment Conference in 2010, we are delighted to have been selected to once again co-host this flagship event in 2016. Past speakers at this prestigious gathering have included:

- Thomas J. Sargent, recipient of the 2011 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences;
- Nouriel Roubini, co-founder and chairman, Roubini Global Economics;
- Marc Faber, editor of the Gloom, Boom & Doom Report; and
- George Abed, senior counselor and director, Institute of International Finance.

With a registration fee of just $350 for CFA Institute members and candidates, this event is exceptional value!

13 April 2016
The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain Hotel & Spa, Manama, Bahrain
For more details on the 2016 program, please click here.
View the full conference website in this link.

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 Brand New Initiative: Mutamahin






Mutamahin is a graduate training program hosted by the CFA Society Bahrain.

Mutamahin provides candidates (students in their last year or recently graduated) with high-value training in areas that are not typically covered by a university curriculum, but are nonetheless necessary in the job market. We empower young graduates and develop their employability skills.

Find out more. 


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Become a CFA Charterholder
Add value to your career by becoming a CFA charterholder. Employers around the globe recognize the CFA charter as the “gold standard” for investment professionals. We know what it takes to become a CFA charterholder and we can help you. (More…)


Become a Member
Apply for membership and enjoy exclusive access to educational and career resources. Our members get priority invites to seminars and social gatherings where you can connect with local industry leaders and learn from the best. (More…)


Our mission is always a work in progress. Volunteering is a great way to get recognized, develop your skills, improve your career opportunities, and make new friends. Contact us and make a difference in our community.


Sponsor an Event
Sponsors make our mission possible. Sponsoring an event is the way to demonstrate support to our mission, get your brand recognized, and get heard by our industry leaders.Contact us to find out how we can work together.

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 About CFA Institute

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 CFA Program Scholarships

CFA Program scholarships provide financial support to

  • Those who may be unable to afford the full price for enrollment and exam registration.
  • Key influencers in the academic and financial communities.

Applicants must meet all CFA Program enrollment requirements


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 ‭(Hidden)‬ CFA Society Bahrain celebrates 7th Anniversary

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CFA Society Bahrain celebrates 7th Anniversary. Manama, April 29th, 2013 - CFA Society Bahrain and select invitees of industry leaders gathered to celebrate the Society’s 7th anniversary at the Capital Club in Manama. The event was held under the patronage of HE Mr. Rasheed Mohammed Al Maraj, Governor Central Bank of Bahrain. Over the past seven years, the Society has become one of the largest groups of portfolio managers, investment advisors and educators focused on raising market standards to support growth and the development of the country’s investment sector. Mr. Khalil Nooruddin, President of CFA Society Bahrain, said the success of CFA Institute, as it continues to guide and represent our investment community, is a measure of the country’s continued determination to ensure this growth incorporates the very best international standards.