Charter Awards Ceremony
A presentation by Bjorn Forfang, CFA
Deputy CEO, CFA Institute
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Join us for a presentation by Bjorn Forfang, CFA, Deputy CEO at CFA Institute. Mr. Forfang will also emcee our Charter Award Ceremony.
Don’t miss your chance to learn first hand the professional qualities of CFA Society members and while having the dinner entrée of your choice also:
- Meet and congratulate new charter holders
- Meet Bjorn Forfang, Deputy CEO, CFA Institute
- Earn 1.0 continuing education credits, including 1.0 CE in SER
- Network with CFA South Florida members, leaders, and directors
- Visit with some of the most interesting people in our world.
5:00PM Networking with one complimentary drink (beer or wine)
6:00PM Charter Award Ceremony
6:20PM Dinner (choice of four menu items)
We encourage all of our members to come out and congratulate the new charter recipients.
This event is free to each new charter recipient and one guest. If already a member of the CFA Society of South Florida, please register with your CFA Institute ID. If you are a charter recipient, but are not yet a member of CFA Society South Florida, email firstname.lastname@example.org to obtain a promo code to redeem your complimentary registration. Enter your guest name in the "CFA New Charter Recipients Only - Guest's Full Name:" field.
Bjorn Forfang CFA
Deputy Chief Executive Officer, CFA Institute
As Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Bjorn Forfang oversees the organization’s relationships with institutional investors (business-to-business), universities, governments, regulators, and member societies, a network of more than 145,000 members in more than 150 countries and territories worldwide. Based in New York, he is also responsible for the organization’s regional capabilities in the Americas, EMEA, and Asia Pacific, as well as the Member Value, Advocacy, and Services Delivery divisions. Forfang has more than 20 years of client and relationship management experience, including 14 years as managing director with UBS Investment Bank where he held global relationship management roles in New York and London, and managed and worked with some of the financial industry’s largest institutional clients. Prior to UBS, he held senior-level roles at Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein, and Greenwich Associates. Forfang started his financial career in fixed income sales at J.P. Morgan Securities, Inc. Early in his career, he was a senior legal officer with the Royal Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Oslo and later relocated to New York as Deputy Trade Commissioner of Norway to the United States and Vice Consul to New York. He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School, and a JD from the University of Oslo. He is based in New York.
Earn 1.0 Hours of CE Credit For This Event (1.0 SER)!