Welcome to EFFAS
An international network for better job opportunities and professional development
ABOUT US
What EFFAS offers?
A platform of users to contribute to the development and efficiency of the European Capital Markets
GET TO KNOW US
Welcome to EFFAS
An international network for better job opportunities and professional development
ABOUT US
What EFFAS offers?
A platform of users to contribute to the development and efficiency of the European Capital Markets
GET TO KNOW US

EFFAS has been setting the standard for investment professionals since 1962

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Dr. Jesús López Zaballos, Chair of EFFAS

Founded in 1962, EFFAS is a not-for-profit organisation. Its mission is to set the requirement standards for investment professionals, to act as a think tank and centre for discussion and be a European reference in Training & Qualifications.

EFFAS is the umbrella organisation of 15 national, local societies of investment professionals in Europe. EFFAS represents more than 18,000 Financial Analysts, Asset Managers, Pension Fund Managers, Corporate Finance Specialists, Risk Managers, Treasurers and other professional profiles in the investment professions.

EFFAS promotes the development and dissemination of a European Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct.

EFFAS recognizes and respects regional and local market characteristics.

EFFAS Professional Certifications

With 20 years of expertise, EFFAS promotes the development and dissemination of international professional standards in order to contribute towards a high level of quality in the professional practice of investment professionals.

    1. The Certified European Financial Analyst (CEFA®).
    2. The Certified Environmental, Social and Governance Analyst (CESGA)®).
    3. The ESG Essentials for financial advisors.

High quality standards.

Constant innovations.

Best academical and professional experts.

EFFAS position papers & surveys

Through its Commissions, EFFAS contributes to supporting the development of financial services
regulation by incorporating the practical knowledge of the professionals. EFFAS shares with the market the expert opinions and conclusions of the debate among qualified professionals within the members of the Federation and the results of surveys of common interest.

Capital Market Commission (CMC): Capital Market standards and monitoring throughout Europe.
Commission on Environmental, Social & Governance Issues (CESG): ESG reporting, measurement and valuation.
Commission on Financial Reporting (CFR): Accounting standards, guidance on analytical methods.
Training and Qualification Commission (TQC): Standards in education and examinations.

Continuous professional development

Through the seminars and webinars developed in cooperation with our member societies and partners.  EFFAS’ conferences and seminars are focused on enhancing the skills and expertise of investment professionals to help them meet the need for continuous professional development at the same time as creating a forum for discussion among professionals and experts.

Get ready for the Environmental, Social and Governance (CESGA®) Certification

EFFAS Academy Registration

Member Societies