CISI Isle of Man branch celebrates 25 years

By Lora Benson | May 30, 2018


The Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) Isle of Man branch marked its 25th anniversary recently with an event at Portofino restaurant in Douglas.

The CISI branch was formed 25 years ago and members were joined at the celebratory event by founding President Rodney Margot, Chartered FCSI(Hon) and current President Paul Kneen, Chartered FCSI.290518IoM25thanniversary

The Isle of Man was one of the first UK CISI branches to have 100 of its members become personally Chartered, demonstrating their commitment to professionalism, integrity and ethics. Today the branch has over 300 members who attend a lively programme of continuing professional development events and workshops throughout the year.

Founding President Rodney Margot said: “I was delighted to have the opportunity to establish the IoM Branch over 25 years ago and to see it grow over this period. I would also like to thank all those who have been involved in its development and oversight over the years.”

Current President Paul Kneen said: “Thanks to all who attended to help celebrate 25 years of CISI on the Isle of Man. CISI as an organisation has proudly helped to educate and support the careers of many professionals working in the finance sector over the last quarter century. Here’s to the next 25 years!”

The CISI is the professional body for those working in or looking to progress their career in the wealth management, capital markets and financial planning professions and has over 45,000 members in 104 countries. Forthcoming events in the Isle of Man CISI branch calendar include:

  • 27th June, an Introduction to The International Stock Exchange and Listings
  • 12th July A Regulatory Update
  • 19th September An Overview of the Financial Intelligence Unit.