The Chartered Global Investment Analyst Institute has appointed Peter Edward Welch as its President.
Lucubrate Magazine is proud to announce that one of our most significant contributors to the magazine has been appointed to this critical position. Peter Edward Welch has contributed with near 30 articles in the magazine. He shares his vast knowledge and let us get insight into the important world of accurate accounting, openness, and transparency. Besides, Peter Edward Welch will now use his significant experience in the new role as President and Chair of the Global Council.
The CGIA Institute is a leading and recognized professional body providing an approved designation for the finance and investment management industry. The Institute offers the CGIA program which leads to the award of the CGIA Charter Designation recognized globally.
Peter Welch comes to this role with 40 years of working experience in the finance, accounting and investment management industry having worked for several major financial service companies such as John Hancock, Paul Revere and AIG.
He has chaired the International Special Interest Group of the Financial Executives Networking Group (FENG); has served on the membership, and hospitality committee of the Financial Executives Institute (FEI); and served as a board member for professional accounting bodies.
He started his career as an accountant at the British Diplomatic Service / Foreign & Commonwealth Office in London, and then held other private-sector senior accounting roles before, in 1979, moving to the USA, where he worked mostly in the inquiries of specialisation. Since then, Mr. Welch has worked for various different private sector companies, including USAID and EU projects, in countries such as Botswana, Kuala Lumpur, Kenya, Bangladesh, Nigeria, Ghana, Iraq, Afghanistan/Singapore, Egypt, Georgia, Sudan, Bosnia & Herzegovina, South Africa, Japan, India, UAE, Puerto Rico and Bermuda.
During his tenure as the Institute’s President, Peter Welch is responsible for providing strategic leadership that will drive the Institute to achieve its core mandate.
At a CGIA Institute ceremony to outdoor his appointment, Mr Welch said, “it gives me the greatest honour and pleasure to lead as the President of the CGIA Institute and to Chair the Global Council.
I believe that all professionals, institutions, and regulators are responsible for what happens to the industries in which we operate.
It is my greatest conviction that we have an enormous opportunity, now than ever before, to set things right for our industry and to be held accountable for our actions as professionals.”
He further called on individuals, professionals and firms in the finance and investment management industry to embrace the CGIA program as a means of gaining deeper knowledge and demonstrated expertise in the finance and investment management industry. “I invite you to make the right career choice by enrolling into the CGIA program today.”
Peter Welch’s role as President takes effect from November 12, 2018.
You will find some brief videos where Peter Welch introduces you to the CGIA program. Please take a look:
- Video: President for The Chartered Global Investment Analyst Institute, Peter Welch, Welcomes You (02:12)
- Video: The Future of Finance is Being Shaped Now; Blockchain, Cloud Hosting, Artificial Intelligence (03:56)
Lucubrate Magazine, Issue 47, November 16th, 2018
If you want to learn more about CGIA contact Peter Welch – peterw@CGIAGlobal.com