AAFM ®  American Academy of Financial Management ®

Certifying Board & Accreditation Council

The AAFM ® Board is the 1st to articulate directly with accreditation agencies, double accredited & government recognized business schools, Accredited Law Schools, and MBA programs worldwide for higher standards..


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AAFM ® Board of Standards and Experts

AAFM ® Global Board of Standards and Advisory:







  • Professor Dr. Roberto J. Santillán Salgado - Master of Science in Finance Program at EGADE-ITESM, Monterrey Campus - Founder AAFM ® Latin South America
  • Prof. George S Mentz, JD, MBA, CWM® – AAFM CEO USA – Board of Standards – Lic. Counselor of Law and Notary Public***
  • Dr. Ciro Martinez II, PhD, JD, LLM, MBA, CWM, MFP, CEC – Hon. Academic Standards - AAFM Law Certification Program www.llmprogram.org
  • Carl Thong, MBA, CWM ®, MFP – AAFM ® Asia (President of Asia Standards and Accreditation) - Founder AAFM ® Asia Chapter & Training
  • Dr. Ishaq Shafiq – PhD, MFP, ChE – AAFM ® Global Advisor – USA and ACCE Economists – Quantum Consultants USA. Royal Society of Fellows Alliance
  • Dr. Cornell Collins, PhD, MPM, CIPM, BCSH, CPM, CHt. – Bahamas, India and Canada – Global Advisor AAFM® and AAPM® - India, Canada, Bahamas


** The AAFM Super Board of Standards is responsible for the administrative decisions for the Global Certification and Accreditation Operations which are subject to the bylaws** Faculty Award Winners, Honorary Advisors and general members can not legally speak for the organization nor counsel or advise the organization in any legal capacity.


AAFM ™ Board of Honorary Global Advisors

Global Board of Academic Advisors & Professors * Award Recognition


Dr. Trevor Hamilton, CWM ®, FBIM, FJIM, FIMCJ, President of Trevor Hamilton and Associates International Management Consultants

Dean George L. Salis, PhD. LLM, LLB (Hons), BS, FAD, MFM, CWM, MFP Mas. Fin. Prof.,  Vertex - ABA, IBA, London Court International Arbitration, Royal Society of Fellows - Austria, USA, UK, Latin America

Prof. Dr. Isam Zabalawi - President The Arab Academy For Banking & Financial Sciences - Honorary Global Advisory Board and Standards Council Arabia

Prof. Dr. Khalid Amin Abdullah - The Arab Academy For Banking & Financial Sciences - Honorary Global Advisory Board and Standards Council Arabia

Dr. Abdulrahman Hashem - Director - Arab and International Cooperation Department - Center of Certified Financiers and Bankers - The Arab Academy For Banking & Financial Sciences - Honorary Global Advisory Board and Standards Council Arabia

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

Suraj Mishra, CWM®, MFP®, Special Advisor Asia - Global Advisory Council

Dr. Horatius Jackie Williams (CEO/Chairman, H.J. Williams Enterprises) PhD, LLM, MBA - Hon. Global Advisor

Mr William Chan, MFP, CAM, CRA, AIF, CFOS - Founder, Stamford Privee Family Office (hyperlink to www.stamford-privee.com) , President, Family Office Exchange Asia (hyperlink to www.fox-asia.org) .

Dr. Mark Kayongo, PhD, MFP™, RFS™ - National Bureau of Standards - Hon. Global Advisor - Africa

Mr. Young W.Carr, MFP, RFS, CGM, FiSMM, IOM, DGG, AistIIB - Council Chairman AbeSA, South Africa (Hon. Global Advisor)

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. 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

Prof. Dr. C. P Wolff, MFP - Maastricht University - The Netherlands Research Fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research, London

Carl Benjamin Holt FCSI CCO CAM CWM Int Dip RM (FAAFM) MICA - Dubai, UAE

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

Dean J. Mc Farland, PhD, CMA Chartered Market Analyst* Dean of The Tulane Freeman School of Business*

James Lavorgna, JD, CWM™, CFP™, LLM - AAFM Certified Trainer

Prof. (Dr.) Niranjan C. Bhat, Hon. Global Advisor for AAFM and AAPM, International & Grand PhD, FAAPM/FAAFM, MPM, CIPM, GPM, CPD and MFP. - India

Prof. M. Dalton, PhD, CPA, JD, CWM -CEO Money Education Co.** Honorary Advisor to the Board

Hon. Dir. Andrew Kane, OBE, CWM, CRA - CEO and Managing Director HSBC Private Banking - Wealth Management, California - AAFM Master Financial Planner

Prof. Dr. Pablo Fernandez IESE Business School Madrid Spain

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

Jack McCaffery III, JD, LLM, CWM, MBA, DBA ABD, CAM, MFP Mas. Fin. Prof.™ *

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

Prof. Jean Bellemans, Mas. Fin. Prof - Brussels

Dr. Benjamin Findley, CPM, Colonel, USAFR (Ret) (Special Honorary Advisor)

Mr. Young W.Carr, MFP, RFS, CGM, FiSMM, IOM, DGG, AistIIB - Council Chairman AbeSA - South Africa (Hon. Global Advisor)

Prof. Julia K. Brazelton, PhD, MFP Mas. Fin. Prof.™ Connecticut

Prof. Thomas W. Goldman, JD, LLM, FAD,CWM, MFP M. Fin. Prof.

Cody Tellis, JD, LLM, MFP, CWM, CTEP, CAM - California, USA

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

Phillippe Chan, Chief Financial Officer, BNP paribas (Hong Kong)

Dr. Venkateshwar Reddy, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Graduate Programs, University of Colorado-Colorado Springs

Dr. Min WU, MFP, CWM, - Hong Kong University of Science & Technology

Dr. Alfred Kahl, PhD Canada and US Mas. Fin. Prof. **

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) (http://us.xplore-software.com) and Founder Director, Xplore Software Consulting Inc. Ltd (UK). (http://www.xplore-software.com), Hon. Global Advisor for AAPM ® Board of Standards and AAFM ® Board of Honorary Global Advisors

Prof. Lena Booth, Thunderbird Am. Grad. School of Int'l Mgmt. Finance Department World Business US and Singapore

H. Freedman, JD, MBA, RFS, MFM, RBA - Advisor - Florida

Prof. Dr. Rajesh Mohnot, Acad. Head FTMS Business School in Singapore, RBA, MFP™ Mas. F.P.

Prof. Edwin D. Dimaculangan, CPA, MBA, RFA Philippines

Prof. Gary K. Hunter, Ph.D. Arizona State University

Dr. Obaid Al Zaabi - Training and Research at Securities & Commodities Authority - Hon Global Advisor

Assoc. Prof Anelia Radulova, PhD - Tsenov Academy of Economics - Svishtov - Honorary Global Advisory Board

Dr. Keyur Thaker - Prof. at Indian Institute of Management, Indore - Hon. Global Advisor

Gil Cohen, PHD, Head of the Finance track Carmel Academic Center - Tel Aviv - Hon. Global Advisor

Dr. Margarita Bassabikova - Vice Chairmen of Audit Colleguim in Kazakhstan - Hon. Global Advisor

Dr Dimitris Koumparoulis, Director of the Economic Department at the UGSM-Monarch Business School Switzerland - Hon. Global Advisor.

Peggie A. Russell, J.D, RBA - Business Analyst - Tennessee, USA (Honorary Global Advisor)

Michael Hsu, J.D., MPF, CTEP, CWM

Peter J, Loughlin, JD, LL.M., Esq., MFP Mas. Fin. Prof., Attorney-at-Law, Member Royal Society of Fellows; Member International Bar Association

Hon. Sameh Temraz, MFP, CWM - Regional Director Zurich Int'l

Renee Fisher, Esq. BA, LLB, MBA, CAM, Nassau Bahamas

Gary S. Burroughs, CPA, CTEP CEP, TEP, CEA, President of BSB, Inc., Oregon, USA MFP™ Master Financial Professional ™

Joseph P. Mathew, MBA, RFA, CAM, CPM, President, Hybrid Energy Advisors, Inc.

Zhong-yi Yang, MFTA,RFA,CPIM,CEPA Taiwan Advisor

Prof. Luke Tan, CWM, PhD ABD - President Thermed Ent., Inc.

Michael Preiss, MFP, RFS, CWM AAFM Certified Trainer Asia

Craig Tapper, MFP, RFS, CWM AAFM Certified Trainer Asia

Gerald J. Shields, JD, CTEP, Mas. Fin. Prof. Washington DC

Andy Ong, Chair, Wealth Management Association, Singapore

Chris Goh, Academic Director, Finance Programs, ACPE, Singapore

Pamela Peng, MFP Director, IVY Schools, Taiwan (Special Advisor Asia)

Lic. Carsten Preusse, RFA, CAM, Mas. Fin. Prof.

Prof. Tobias M. Mendelson, JD, CTEP, Mas. Fin. Prof.

Tan Sri Dato Prof. Dr James Alfred BA Hons(Econs), LLB, MBA, PhD, FIoD, FCMI, FCIM, FIPlantE, FSOE, FCILT, FIOSH, FRSH, FCCS, CPA(Ireland), CPA(USA), MFP(Master Financial Professional), RFA, CMA, CIPM

Prof. Christophe Couallier, MFP, RFA - UOP Orlando, FL

Prof. Alexander Van de Putte, PhD, RFA, CRA, MFP, Master Financial ProfessionalTM – Professor of Finance at the Rouen School of Management in France, Fellow at Birkbeck College (University of London) and Shell International Executive.

Mike Nall, CPA, CM&A, MFP California, USA **

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. M. G. Junginger - Director Business Development, Financial Executive - Munich, Germany* New Elected Member

Yuen Heng, Kwan (Jeffrey), MBA, MPA, CWM, MFP, CTEP, CVM CRA, CMP - SVP - M&P Global Financial Services, Inc. USA Honorary AAFM Advisory Board for Asia.

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

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

R. Martinez, MS, CPA, CTEP Honorary Advisor**

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

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

Mike C. Barnes, MBA, RBA - Georgia, USA - Hon. Global Advisor

Ing. Mag. Harald Parapatits, RFS, CPM, MFP

C. Guenzel, MFP, CFP, CAM Honorary Board of Advisors**

Prof. Dr. Lawrence Flagle, DBA, MBA, MFP Mas. Fin. Prof. **

Emad A. Rahim, M.S.M.,C.B.M.,Chairman and CEO of Human Service Assn. of CNY

Dr. Graham A Orme FAAFM, AFA - Director of Human Resources and Finance - American Mission Hospital - First Hospital in the Arabian Gulf

Clancy Fiifi Dontoh. Ch.E, MFM, CVM, CCF - Ghana Financial Executive

Hock Yew Lim (Michael), CPM, CMA, CWM, FAAFM, FCMI, EMHFBOA, CSAMS, CBPA, MCDBA, MCP - Malaysia, Hong Kong, China, AAFM Special Advisor in Asia

Carl Thong -Asia President - AAFM - Singapore and China

Dato Dr. James Alfred - AAFM Asia - Advisor and Presidential Advisor

Meocre Li - President AAFM China Operations - Hong Kong and Mainland

Gao Wen - AAFM Asia - Advisor and Presidential Advisor

Clive Weatherhead - AAFM Asia - Advisor and Presidential Advisor

Pamela Peng- AAFM Asia - Advisor and Presidential Advisor

David A Iraka CWM - South Africa - Director - Ancestry Capital

EMMANUEL OPOKU WARE, CMA, MFP, CPM - Hon. Advisor Ghana Africa

Jeffrey C. Rooney,MS, BSBA, CAM, CAMC, CITA, CRA, CCA,CPBA - New York USA

Tripthi M. Mathew, MD, MPH, MBA, MFM, MFP, RFS - NJ - USA Hon. Advisor

Hazem Z. Aoudi, MBA, MFP ™, MFC ™, RFS ™, CCC ™ - Hon Advisor Bahrain

Ryland T. Campbell, CWM Executive Chairman of Capital and Credit Group ( Jamaica) and “Observer Newspaper” Jamaican Business Leader of the Year and Government of Jamaica Awardee.

Suraj K. Mishra, CWM - Hon. Global Advisor Asia and India

Mosbah Al Khatib, AMC - Hon. Global Advisor - Middle East and Asia

Issa Alanati - Hon. Global Advisor - Middle East and Asia


Members on the Global Advisor List are Honorary Emeritus Faculty which is purely an Award Status and Recognition of Academic Excellence, Life Service, and Research. Members may nominate faculty to the board of advisors and faculty members have rights to offer amendments for the innovation of standards for AAFM. Faculty members are in no way considered to be faculty of the AAFM except within the limits of an Honorary or Emeritus Faculty Award Recognition. . They are simply recognized faculty members of Select Universities Worldwide that have been unanimously approved to receive honors from AAFM.


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