Keith Ambachtsheer will be presented with the CFA Institute's Award for Professional Excellence, according to a statement Tuesday by the worldwide association of investment professionals.
The award honors a member of the investment profession whose exemplary achievement, excellence of practice and true leadership has been an inspiration in the industry to the highest degree, the statement said.
“Keith's contributions to our industry have greatly advanced how investment professionals think about, and interact with pensions funds globally,” John Rogers, CFA Institute president and CEO, said in the statement. “In today's post-crisis environment, we greatly value his leadership that has protected and informed investors large and small.”
Mr. Ambachtsheer is founder and president of KPA Advisory Services, a pension management consulting firm and an adjunct professor of finance at University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management and director of its International Centre for Pension Management.
The CFA Institute is working on a schedule to present to award, said spokeswoman Kathy King.