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CFA Institute Announces New Appointees to Financial Analysts Journal Advisory Council and Editorial Board

New York City, United States 11 Jan 2024

CFA Institute, the global association of investment professionals, today announced new appointees to the Advisory Council and Editorial Board of the CFA Institute Financial Analysts Journal, the leading practitioner journal for the investment management community.


Commenting on the appointments, Paul Andrews, Managing Director for Research, Advocacy and Standards, CFA Institute said:


“We are honored to welcome such an accomplished group of individuals to the Advisory Council and Editorial Board of the Financial Analysts Journal. Their depth of experience across the global business of investment management and academia brings invaluable insight to further assist the journal in its goals to advance knowledge and understanding of the practice of investment management.”


Advisory Council members serve as advisers to the editorial team and CFA Institute on the direction of the Financial Analysts Journal. Editorial Board members work with the journal editorial team to assess the quality, relevance, and readability of individual submissions consistent with the journal’s mission and identity.


Newly appointed Advisory Council members are:

Newly appointed Editorial Board members are:

  • Sandro C. Andrade, PhD
    Miami Herbert Business School, United States

  • Tom Arnold, PhD, CFA, CIPM
    University of Richmond, United States

  • Nick Baltas, PhD
    Goldman Sachs & Imperial College Business School, United Kingdom


  • Hendrik Bessembinder, PhD
    Arizona State University, United States


  • David Blanchett, PhD, CFA
    PGIM, United States

  • Marie Brière, PhD
    AMUNDI, France
    Université Paris Dauphine PSL, France
    Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium


  • Jie (Jay) Cao, PhD
    The Hong Kong Polytechnic University School of Accounting and Finance,
    Hong Kong SAR


  • Felix Goltz, PhD
    Scientific Beta, France
    EDHC Business School

  • Vitali Kalesnik, PhD
    MGI Machine Guided Investments, LLP, United Kingdom

  • Kenneth A. Kim, PhD
    Tongji University, China

  • Feifei Li, PhD
    Kavout Algo Financial, United States


  • Daniel Mantilla Garcia, PhD
    Universidad de Los Andes, School of Management (Colombia) and NETSPAR


  • Petya Platikanova, PhD
    ESADE Business School, Spain


  • Tatjana Puhan, PhD
    University of Mannheim, Germany

    Copernicus Wealth Management, Switzerland

  • Bernd Scherer, PhD
    Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, United Arab Emirates
  • Margaret Stumpp, PhD
    Giggle Hill, United States


  • Laurens Swinkels, PhD
    Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Robeco Institutional Asset Management, Netherlands


  • Hui (Stacie) Wang, PhD, CFA
    Fidelity Investments, United States

  • Xintong Zhan, PhD, CFA
    Fudan University School of Management (Shanghai), China

All new appointments are effective immediately.

To see the complete Financial Analyst Journal Advisory Council and Editorial Board membership, visit: http://rpc.cfainstitute.org/en/research/financial-analysts-journal/editorial-team


Notes to Editors

  • Since its launch in 1945, the Financial Analysts Journal has advanced the knowledge and understanding of the practice of investment management through the publication of rigorous, peer-reviewed, and practitioner-relevant research.

  • Financial Analysts Journal digital content is freely available to CFA Institute members. Members of the media have complimentary access to Financial Analyst Journal content via the Taylor and Francis Press Pass system.

  • Abstracts and summaries of Financial Analysts Journal content are freely available to all via the CFA Institute Research and Policy Center here.

About CFA Institute

CFA Institute is the global association of investment professionals that sets the standard for professional excellence and credentials. The organization is a champion of ethical behavior in investment markets and a respected source of knowledge in the global financial community. Our aim is to create an environment where investors’ interests come first, markets function at their best, and economies grow. There are nearly 200,000 CFA charterholders worldwide in 160 markets. CFA Institute has ten offices worldwide and 160 local societies. For more information, visit www.cfainstitute.org or follow us on LinkedIn and X at @CFAInstitute.

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