CFA Society Vancouver, formerly The Vancouver Society of Financial Analysts (VSFA), was founded in 1965, is a local Society within CFA Institute, the leading professional organization for financial analysts and portfolio managers.
CFA Society Vancouver's membership consists of over 1,500 regular and affiliate members representing a wide range of companies. The vast majority of our members are in the financial and investment industries holding various positions such as investment counselors, pension fund managers, portfolio managers, financial analysts, investment bankers, corporate bankers, and treasury managers.
The Society is a member of CFA Institute, and was admitted to membership in the Financial Analysts Federation in 1967. Our society hosted the AIMR annual conference in 1995 and Forest Industry conference in 1998.
CFA Society Vancouver hosted the CFA Institute Annual Conference in May 2008 and received the CFA Institute Society Excellence Award in 2012 for societies with 600+ members. This is an incredible achievement and recognition of the hard work done by the board of directors.