The Professional Body of Choice for the Financial Services Industry

Professionalism | Integrity | Excellence

The CISI is the largest and most widely respected professional body for those who work in the securities and investment industry in the UK and in a growing number of major financial centres around the world. Formed in 1992 by London Stock Exchange practitioners, we now have more than 40,000 members in 110 countries. In the past year, we set almost 37,000 examinations in 74 countries, covering a range of vocational qualifications.

Members benefit from a variety of professional and social activities. In our latest financial year, we had almost 11,000 bookings at more than 350 events, from our regular series of continuing professional development seminars throughout Britain and in a growing number of centres overseas, to our prestigious and highly-acclaimed conferences.

We have a strong regional presence in the UK, with 18 active branches across the British Isles, and a fast-growing presence internationally, served by offices in Dublin, Edinburgh, India, Singapore, Sri Lanka and the UAE.


The CISI is a registered charity and has the following Charitable Objectives
  • To promote, for the public benefit, the advancement and dissemination of knowledge in the field of securities and investments
  • To develop high ethical standards for practitioners in securities and investments and to promote such standards in the UK and overseas
  • To act as an authoritative body for the purpose of consultation and research in matters of education or public interest concerning investment in securities


The CISI Executive Team

Alan Yarrow     Simon Culhane   Kevin Moore  Edward Brunel-Cohen   Lydia Romero



CISI Committees

committee CISI Board of Directors      committee Membership Committee
committee Integrity Committee           committee International Committee
committee Editorial Panel                  committee Examination Board