Peter E. Welch, FCGIA

President, CGIA Institute

Peter is the President of the Chartered Global Investment Analyst Institute (CGIA Institute). He is a finance and accounting expert with over 40 years of professional experience.

He started his career as an accountant at the British Diplomatic Service / Foreign & Commonwealth Office in London, and then held other private-sector senior accounting roles before, in 1979, moving to the USA, where he worked mostly in the above-mentioned fields of specialization.

He had been an adjunct professor at the business schools of both Golden Gate University and Southern New Hampshire University in the USA. He holds a Master’s Degree in Finance (distinction), obtained at Bentley University (USA) in 1988.