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AAFM ® Global Standards and Governance

Over a Decade of Quality Assurance and Accreditation Mandates



AAFM ® Board of Standards and Experts









AAFM ® Global Board of Standards and Advisory: Global Certification Standards and Quality Assurance

•Professor Dr. Roberto J. Santillán Salgado - Graduate Finance Programs at EGADE-ITESM, Monterrey Campus - Founder AAFM ® Latin & South America

•Prof. George S Mentz, JD, MBA, CWM® – GAFM CEO Global Board of Standards – Lic. Counselor of Law and Notary Public***  - United States

•Dr. Ciro Martinez II, PhD, JD, LLM, MBA, CWM, MFP, CEC – Hon. Academic Standards - AAFM Law Certification Program  

•Carl Thong, MBA, CWM ®, MFP – AAFM ® Asia (President of Asia Standards and Accreditation) - Founder AAFM ® Asia Singapore and China Chapter & Training

•Dr. Ishaq Shafiq – PhD, MFP, ChE – AAFM ® Global Advisor – USA and ACCE Economists – Quantum Consultants USA. Royal Society of Fellows Alliance  - Africa, USA, Arabia

•Dr. Cornell Collins, PhD, MPM, CIPM, BCSH, CPM, CHt. – Bahamas, India and Canada – Global Advisor AAFM® and AAPM® - India, Canada, Bahamas, West Indies


List of Global Advisors - Honorary Global Advisors and Faculty Award Winners


AAFM ™ Board of Honorary Global Advisors

Honorary Advisory Council - Global Board of Academic Advisors & Professors * Award Recognition


  • Dr. David N. Bayor, Esq.; D.B.A., J.S.M, CRA™, CAM™, – Management Consultant, New York USA –Global Advisory Council

  • Dr. Taher R. Kidwani. CWM ® Certified Chartered Wealth Manager, CAM Chartered Certified Asset Manager, ChE Chartered Economist-economic policy analyst, AAFM Board of Honorary Global Advisors. Yusr Islamic Bank, Managing Director

  • Dr. Nicola A. Spence, PhD, CPM - San Francisco - Asia Global Advisory

  • Prof. Dr. C. Bergström Stockholm School of Economics Department of Finance Head of the EFI (Economic Research Institute at the Stockholm School of Economics)
  • Direktor: Prof. Dr. D. Sondermann, MFP Mas. Fin. Prof. ™ Universität Bonn - Institut für Gesellschafts- und Wirtschaftswissenschaften
  • Prof. Dr. G. J. Charreaux Universite de Bourgogne Dijon Cedex, Bourgogne 21066 France MFP™ Mas. Fin. Prof.™
  • Dr. Shivakumar Deene, M.Com., M.Phil., Ph.D., FRAS (London), MIMA, (D.Litt.), Global Advisor AAFM® and AAPM® -  Hon. India Global Advisor

  • Dr. Trevor Hamilton, CWM®, FBIM, FJIM, FIMCJ, President of Trevor Hamilton and Associates International Management Consultants
  • Dr. Alan H. Harper, Ph.D., M.B.A., MFP ® - SouthUniversity -Virginia Beach | Asst. Professor- Business Administration & MBA – Honorary Standards Advisory
  • Dr. Obaid Al Zaabi - Training and Research at UAE Securities & Commodities Authority - Government of UAE

  • Dr. Raymond R. Tjandrawinata, PhD, MS, MBA, MFP, FSB, Biomedical Scientist and Business Development Professional, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • dr. Pierre Al-Khoury PhDc, MMB, MFP, CAM  - Dept. Chair, Management Studies, College of Business Administration Hariri University
  • Dir. Luna Christie Tjung, B.Sc., MFP, CVM, CPEP, CHP, Director of Fide Consultant Group, Singapore, Asia.
  • Don Boulay, PhD, MASc, PMP, MPM, MCP
  • Dr. Mark Kayongo, PhD, MFP™, RFS™ - National Bureau of Standards - Hon. Global Advisor
  • Dr. Jun Jiang, Ph.D. CWM - Honorary GLobal Advisory Asia
  • Dr. Gregory P. Green, JD, LLM, MBA, MA, CWM®, CAM, MFP, RFC, RFP - Colorado USA - Hon. Global Advisor
  • Linda J. Sulllivan, MBA, CPA, LL.M - USA Global Advisor - International Tax   - Hon. Global Advisor
  • Mahmoud Mufleh Mubaslat, CPA, CFE, CRA, MFP - Kuwait  Financial Executive -  - Hon. Global Advisor
  • Mr. Young W.Carr, MFP, RFS, CGM, FiSMM, IOM, DGG, AistIIB - Council Chairman AbeSA - South Africa (Hon. Global Advisor)
  • Prof. Dr. C. P Wolff, MFP - Maastricht University - The Netherlands Research Fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research, London
  • Dr. Robert Munro, PhD, MA, MFP - Gainesville, FL University of Florida Law School - Co-Director, Center for International Financial Crimes Studies
  • Elizabeth E.M. Thompson, B.A., LL.B., MFP, Registrar General of the Bahamas, Barrister, Counsel and Attorney-at-Law, Master Financial Professional, Charter Professional Member
  • Prof. Dr. Joseph Heinlein, Mas. Fin. Prof - Brussels "The Original US Business School in Europe" BU Belgium ** Now at NATO
  • Prof. James Lavorgna, JD, CWM™, CFP™, LLM - AAFM Certified Trainer
  • Mr . Ahmed Elkhidir Hamed Elsinnary , CTP -CFC - CBA – CIAT –MCP - CRA - FAAFM , Financial and Management consultant , Cigalah Establishments , Group Chief Internal Audit , Saudia Arabia - Jeddah ( SUDAN )

  • Prof. (Dr.) Niranjan C. Bhat, Hon. Global Advisor for AAFM and AAPM, International & Grand PhD, FAAPM/FAAFM, MPM, CIPM, GPM, CPD and MFP. - India
  • Hon. Dir. Andrew Kane, OBE, CWM, CRA - CEO and Managing Director HSBC Private Banking - Wealth Management, California - AAFM Master Financial Planner
  • Dr. Mohammed Farid Abdulghany Ahmed Fathalbab, Ph.D, IRCA, CPM , CPES, CWM, CSSBB, CPA , PMP, MBA Financial and Management consultant, Member of British consulting center (BCC- UK) , Project management institute (PMI - USA), American Academy of Financial Management (AAFM - USA), Saudi organization quality council (SOQC) , Saudi organization for certified public accountant (SOCPA), International register of certified auditors (IRCA – UK),ASCB(E) for total quality Management – UK, International register of quality assurance organization (IRQAE – UK), Asian institute of quality management (AIQM – India ) , Egyptian organization for certified public accountant (EOCPA). 
  • Prof. Dr. Pablo Fernandez -  IESE Business School Madrid Spain  
  • Prof. Dr. Swarnankur Chatterjee, PhD, CMA, FAD - Athens, GA, USA University Faculty
  • Jonathan Dougherty, J.D., LL.M., CWM, CAM, MFP Mas. Fin. Prof.™ *
  • Prof. Dr. Shinichi Watanabe, PhD Mas. Fin. Prof™ - Belgium
  • Dr. George L. Salis, PhD. LLM, LLB (Hons), BS, FAD, MFM, CWM, MFP Mas. Fin. Prof., - CEO & Principal JurisConsults Intl. Group, LLC Member: ABA, IBA, London Court Intl. Arbitration, Royal Society of Fellows
  • Prof. Julia K. Brazelton, PhD, MFP Mas. Fin. Prof.™ Connecticut
  • Dr. Lincoln B. S. Rosa, PhD, MBA, CompTIA ITProject+ SME, AAPM Member, IEC Fellow, ICECC, MCSE, Chair of AAFM Brazil, President of Silva Rosa Group. **
  • Honorable Dr. Ishaq Shafiq, PhD, MFP, CEPA -Master Financial Prof. Quantum III Consultants Group, LLC - United States
  • Bernard W. Bunning, MBA, JD, LL.M, CPA, PFS, CFP, CTEP, MFM, MFP, CWM,, CFS, CVA, CM&AA - Hign Net Worth Consulting
  • Dr. Min WU, MFP, CWM, - Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
  • Dr. Alfred Kahl, PhD Canada and US Mas. Fin. Prof. **
  • Prof. Lena Booth, Thunderbird Am. Grad. School of Int'l Mgmt. Finance Department World Business US and Singapore
  • Prof. Dr. Rajesh Mohnot, Acad. Head FTMS Business School in Singapore, RBA, MFP™ Mas. F.P.
  • Prof. Gary K. Hunter, Ph.D. Arizona State University  
  • Mike Nall, CPA, CM&A, MFP California, USA **  - Founder Merger Acquisitions Association USA * Honorary Advisor
  • Dr. E. Oestriecher, CEC, A.A., B.E.S. M.Ed.,Ph.D., N.D., Ph.D. E-Business Executive, Booze Allen Hamilton - Anapolis, MD, USA
  • Dr. F. Thomas Winters III, JD, MBA, CPM, MFP Mas. Fin.
  • Prof. Richard Paul Kleeburg, CMA, MBA, JD, PhD
  • Dr A. Ejaife, PhD, CAM, RFS, MFP - Nigeria and England
  • Dr. Thanaiwong Kirativanich, MFP - Thailand
  • Profesor Carl Thong, MFP, CEC - Singapore -Director – Royal Mint Wealth Management, Malaysia
  • Thomas Irwin, MFP, RFS, CAM - Houston Texas
  • Mr. Ayman Dwidar, CMA, CFM Managing Director, Orbit Management Consultancy  - Hon Global Advisor Saudi Arabia
  • Joyce Molen, MBA, RFS, CAM, CPM, RBA, MFM, MFP Mas. Fin. Prof. - Texas
  • Kelvin Leong, MSc, CPA, MFP, RBA, CSA, FCCA, MIEEE - Hong Kong (Honorary Advisor)
  • Matthew D. Hutcheson, MS, CPC, AIFA™, CRC, Chairman and Editor of the Journal of Fiduciary Responsibility -Author, Trainer, and Radio Personality for Finance - Oregon
  • Dr. Y. Chay, Dr. Y. Chay, MFP, MFM, RFS, CAM, FAD, CWM- Price Waterhouse Coopers - Special Advisor for Singapore and Asia- Price Waterhouse Coopers - Special Advisor for Singapore and Asia
  • Dr. Sean Rozario, PhD, MBA, MFP, FAD, CWM, MFC - Special Advisor Asia and Singapore.
  • Michael Bradford, MBA, CWM, ChFC - Capital One Private Client Group (Honorary Advisor)
  • Prof. Dr. Chung-Liang Huang (Vincent Huang ) , Ph.D., MFP, CWM, RFS, RBA- Taiwan - Hon. Global Advisor
  • Prof. Dr. Niels Schnecker, PhD, MFM, CCE Managing Senior Partner, Schnecker van Wyk & Pearson - Romania
  • Dr. E. Oestriecher, CEC, A.A., B.E.S. M.Ed., Ph.D., N.D.. E-Business Executive, Booze Allen Hamilton - Anapolis, MD, USA
  • Prof. Dr. Swarnankur Chatterjee, PhD, CMA, FAD - Athens, GA, USA University Faculty
  • Dr. Maurice Ewing, CRA, FRM (GARP), PhD (Princeton), CRA (AAFM), Executive Director, Emerging Markets Risk Advisory - EU European Union
  • Dr Abdul Karim Bangura - DBA, BBA, MBA, MFM, IPFM, ICIA, FCAM, FIMS, FAIA(Acad), ACMA, ACCEA, FCFM
  • Steven Burgeman, JD, LLM, CPA, MBA, MAFM, CTS - Tax Lawyer - Illinois, USA - Hon. Gl. Adv.
  • F. Hale Stewart. JD, LLM, CWM, CAM, CTEP - Houston, TX USA - Hon. Global Advisor
  • Dr. Graham A Orme FAAFM, AFA - Director of Human Resources and Finance - American Mission Hospital - First Hospital in the Arabian Gulf
  • Dato Dr. James Alfred - AAFM Asia - Advisor and Presidential Advisor
  • Meocre Li - President AAFM China Operations - Hong Kong and Mainland
  • Dr. Shivanand R. Koppalkar, Dip. (Computer Technology), ADCSSA&A, BE (Computer Engg), MBA - Business Administration (USA), Doctorate - Business Administration (USA), MPM ®, CIPM ®, PME ™, CEC ™ , CSA ™, CMBA™, MCP ™, MBCS, MMC™ , MBC™ , MQC™ , MQM ™, CSOE, CISRCP, CLC ™ , CSMA™ , CAM ™, Agile Methodologies - Certified Scrum Master & Certified Scrum Producct Owner Accreditations, CWM® - Founder President & CEO, Xplore Software Consulting Inc (USA) ( and Founder Director, Xplore Software Consulting Inc. Ltd (UK). (, Hon. Global Advisor for AAPM ® Board of Standards and AAFM ® Board of Honorary Global Advisors

  • Samuel Bonzu, B.Soc.Sc (Hons) -Economics, Master of Public Policy, CEPA ™,  Ch.E. ™,  Policy Analyst, National Revenue Authority Sierra Leone and the Institute of Public Administration and Management (IPAM), University of Sierra Leone. Hon. Global Advisory Council


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