Chartered Financial Analysts (CFA) Forecasting Event: Top names give their views and projections on the economy and markets
- President and CEO of CFA Institute in Cyprus
- The new landscape in the investment world and NPLs on the agenda – with speakers from EFG and NatWest Markets.
Leading figures from the financial sector of Cyprus and from abroad will participate in the 14th annual CFA Forecasting Event organised by CFA Society Cyprus at the Royal Hall on 26 April.
Each year, the annual CFA Forecasting Event brings Cyprus’ financial community together to discuss the latest forecasts on the global and local markets. This year, CFA Society Cyprus will be represented at the highest level by President and CEO of the CFA Institute, Mr Paul Smith, CFA, who will speak on “The future of Finance and the new landscape in the investment world”. Paul Smith has headed the CFA Institute since 2015. He has more than 30 years of professional experience in important management positions in the financial sector in Europe, Asia and the United States, having worked among others at Ermitage International, HSBC and Pricewaterhouse. The Asian magazine “Asian Investor” listed him among the 25 most influential people in Asian Hedge Funds while he remains a member of the executive committee of the Alternative Investment Management Association of Hong Kong.
Moreover, Mr Steven Lizars, Head of Content and Advisory Group at Natwest Markets, will focus on the management of Non-Performing Loans (NPLs) while Mr Daniel Murray, CFA, Deputy CIO and Global Head of Research at EFG Asset Management, will speak on the global economic and investment outlook. Deputy Minister of Shipping Mrs Natasa Pilides will address the event on behalf of the government.
To participate, email firstname.lastname@example.org (reference code: CFA03).
The event is sponsored by Bank of Cyprus, EFG, KPMG, K. Treppides & Co, PwC Cyprus and XM.
CFA Society Cyprus
CFA Society Cyprus is the local society of the CFA Institute, based in Virginia, USA. With more than 140,000 members worldwide, the CFA Institute offers the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation; the most respected and recognized professional qualification in the world of finance and investments, after a stringent examination process. The mission of the CFA Institute is to lead the investment profession globally by promoting the highest standards of ethics, education, and professional excellence for the ultimate benefit of society. CFA Society Cyprus was founded in 2003 and currently numbers 124 members. Holders of the CFA qualification work at all major banks and investment firms in Cyprus. As Chartered Financial Analysts, they are best-trained at both a theoretical and practical level for advanced financial and investment analysis and work.