Paul Hughes, CFA

Scottish committee


This year we saw an increase in engagement from our membership, an expansion in volunteers and increased profile of the work and aims of the society within Scotland. We look forward to building on this in the coming year helped by the enthusiasm and talent of our volunteers.

Paul Hughes, CFA
Scottish committee chair
Head of Investment Risk, Martin Currie

Paul Hughes, CFA

Main responsibilities

  • To assist with the development of a programme of events to existing members based in Scotland and to attract new members
  • To assist the society in building membership in Scotland and to increase the participation rate among Scottish members

Accomplishments for 2016/17

  • We delivered a series of continuing education events around the theme of ‘future of finance’. This brought our membership together around a range of current and relevant topics.
  • We significantly grew the volunteer network in Scotland especially via the ambassador program.
  • We launched and developed our social media presence via our CFA UK in Scotland page. 
  • Our flagship annual analyst dinner in April 2017 again brought the Scottish investment community together around some good food and thought provoking keynote speeches. 

Areas of focus for 2017/18

  • Deliver a program of high quality continuing education events again around this year’s ‘ethics, professionalism and diversity’ theme.
  • Engage with and support the new and growing ambassador volunteer community in Scotland.
  • Continue to develop our social media offering for membership in Scotland and to deliver regular content and communication through this medium.
  • Continue to develop our gender diversity work in Scotland and deliver a series of events, discussion and content in Scotland on diversity issues, questions and challenges.
  • Planning is already underway for the 2018 flagship analyst dinner.