CFA Society Nigeria was approved in 2012 as the 137th Society of CFA Institute and one of five societies in Africa. Registered in Nigeria as an Incorporated Trustee in February 2013, the society currently has about 230 members.
As an affiliate of CFA Institute, CFA Society Nigeria seeks to promote the highest standards of investment practice in Nigeria and to provide a vibrant community in which its members and other key players in the investment industry can interact and grow. We continually engage with all stakeholders in the Nigerian investment industry, including industry regulators, to ensure that global best standards are instituted to promote ethics and professionalism in our investment industry. We also provide various platforms for networking and professional development of investment professionals through several knowledge-sharing sessions, seminars, and conferences.
CFA Society Nigeria is a leading voice for advocacy in Nigeria in various areas, such as the adoption of the Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS®), the Asset Manager Code of Conduct (AMC), Statement of Investor Rights,  and the Women in Investment Management Initiative.
CFA Institute is a global, not-for-profit association of investment professionals with a mission to lead the investment profession globally by promoting the highest standards of ethics, education, and professional excellence for the ultimate benefit of society. The organization offers the Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA®) designation, the Certificate in Investment Performance Measurement® (CIPM®) designation, and the Investment Foundations® Certificate. It provides continuing education conferences, seminars, webcasts, and publications to allow members and other participants to stay current on developments in the investment industry. CFA Institute also oversees the CFA Investment Research Challenge® for university students and the Research Foundation of CFA Institute.
 
CFA Institute offices are located in New York City and Charlottesville, Virginia, United States, as well as in London, Hong Kong, and Mumbai.

To become the reference point for investment knowledge and practice in Nigeria.

To promote the highest standards of investment practice in Nigeria and provide a vibrant community for the interaction and professional development of our members.

  • To raise the standard of practice of investment analysis, advice and management in Nigeria.
  • To promote the highest ethical standards in the Nigerian investment community.
  • To promote the CFA® designation and assist CFA® charterholder candidates in Nigeria.
  • To provide a platform for our members to interface with the CFA Institute, other investment professionals, academic institutions and Nigeria’s financial market regulators.