Ashvin Vibhakar, PhD, CFA
Managing Director, Senior Advisor, CFA Institute
About Ashvin Vibhakar, PhD, CFA
Dr. Ashvin P. Vibhakar, CFA, joined CFA Institute 1 September 2007. As managing director, Asia-Pacific Operations, Dr. Vibhakar was based in Hong Kong and was responsible for developing and implementing various operating strategies in the Asia Pacific region, including society relations, employer and university outreach, candidate recruitment and support, and member services.
Dr. Vibhakar was most recently director of the Institute for Economic Advancement in the College of Business Administration at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR). His distinguished career included numerous academic roles, including dean of the College of Business Administration at UALR. He has held several board positions.
To assume this new position, Dr. Vibhakar resigned his position as an elected member of the Board of Governors of CFA Institute, a role in which he also served on committees for Audit and Risk and External Relations and Volunteer Involvement. He also served in a number of other volunteer capacities for CFA Institute, including as a grader of CFA examinations for 11 years.
About CFA Institute
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