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Presidents Council Representatives

Serving our mutual membership: The Presidents Council is made up of a chair and an elected representative from each society region. These PCRs facilitate communication between member societies and the Board of Governors.

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Aaron Brown CFA

Presidents Council Chair

Manager, Treasury & Deputy City Treasurer, City of Calgary

Member of CFA Society Calgary

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Ashraf Bava CFA

APAC South

Chief Executive, Nael Capital (Pvt) Limited

John Carter

John Carter CFA

Western US

Edward Jones Trust Company

Member of CFA Society Phoenix

George Chen

George Chen CFA

Southeastern US

Manager, Red Tortoise, LLC

Greg Filbeck

Greg Filbeck CFA, CIPM

Eastern US

Director, Black School of Business Samuel P. Black III Professor of Finance and Risk Management Penn State Erie, the Behrend College

Joshua Howard

Joshua Howard CFA

Midwestern US

Head, Global Institutional Product, RBC Global Asset Management (U.S.) Inc.

Mahmoud Nawar

Mahmoud Nawar CFA

Middle East and Africa

Vice President, Dept Capital Markets, GIB Capital

Member of CFA Society Bahrain

Shirley Ogden

Shirley Ogden CFA

Central and Southwest US

Director of Investments, Lee Financial Corporation Dallas, TX

Member of CFA Society Dallas/Ft. Worth

Pieter van Putten

Pieter van Putten CFA

Western Europe

Managing Director, CFO/COO, Pelargos Capital

Ming Shu

Ming Shu CFA

APAC North and Oceania

Partner, Lingfeng Capital Management

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David Smith CFA


Managing Director, Pinnacle Fund Services

Vancouver, BC, Canada

Peter Varga

Peter Varga CFA

Central and Eastern Europe

Deputy Director, Budapest Stock Exchange