Established in 2000, ACIIA is the international umbrella organisation for National and regional associations of investment professionals representing over 60,000 portfolio managers, analysts, investment advisers, asset managers and fund managers etc worldwide. Its role is to provide a flexible, internationally recognised qualification – Certified International Investment Analyst CIIA – which examines candidates at a high standard and in a practical fashion in the global and local topic areas that are necessary to pursue a career in the investment profession.

EFFAS is a founding member and it is represented in the ACIIA Council by Mr. Hans Buysse, EFFAS Board member.