The primary purpose of forming the IFPHK in June 2000 is to develop and maintain high professional standards and self-discipline for providers of financial planning services in Hong Kong to ensure that the consumers are well-served and their interests are protected.
CFPCM certification milestone
In November 2000, IFPHK achieved its first milestone when it successfully obtained the authorization from the CFP Board (U.S.) to be the sole licensing body for the testing and certification of CFPCM certificants in Hong Kong and Macau, and for issuing the CFPCM certification marks to qualified financial planning professionals in Hong Kong.
The CFPCM certification program has been very well received by the industry and the public; and currently regarded as the highest qualification for financial planning, and wealth management practitioners.
IFPHK is an affiliate member of an international assembly of financial planning bodies, the Financial Planning Standards Board, which was founded to promote the professionalism of individuals and organizations offering financial planning services and to ensure that such services are offered in an ethical and competent manner throughout the world.
IFPHK's solid foundation is built on our patrons and 30 founding members.
IFPHK is honored to have the support of the following patrons who are leaders of Hong Kong's financial services industry (in alphabetical order):
Mr. Bernard Chan, GBS, JP
President, Asia Insurance Company Limited
Mr. Paul Chow, GBS, SBS, JP
Chairman, Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company Limited
Mr. Choy Chung-foo
Chief Executive, BOC Group Life Assurance Co. Ltd.
Ms. Lau Ka-shi
Managing Director & CEO, BCT Financial Limited/Bank Consortium Trust Co. Ltd.
Dr. Eric Li Ka-cheung, GBS, JP
Senior Partner, Li, Tang, Chen and Co.
Dr. Anthony Neoh, SC, JP
Ex-Chief Advisor, China Securities Regulatory Commission
Mr. Raymond Or, SBS, JP
Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director, China Strategic Holdings Limited
Mr. Dicky Yip, BBS, JP
Chief Representative, Institute of International Finance Asia Pacific