Feroz Ansari

Feroz Ansari


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Certified Financial Planner (CFP) Certified Financial Planner, Board of Standards Inc.
Master of International Management (MIM) – ASU-Thunderbird School of Global Management
Master of Business Administration (MBA) – Institute of Business Administration-Karachi, Pakistan

Research Interest

Wealth & Happiness

Feroz Ansari is a Senior Principal and Portfolio Manager at Compak Asset Management. Prior to joining Compak, Feroz worked in banking and treasury management. He held positions at Banque Indosuez and Emirates Bank International. Feroz has over 26 years of experience in banking, treasury management, asset allocation and asset management. He started his career in 1993 as a Treasury Associate at Banque Indosuez and held the Position of Treasurer, Head of Treasury & Corporate Banking and Deputy General Manager at Emirates Bank.

He is a CFP® (Certified Financial PlannerTM) certificant. He holds an MIM (Masters of International Management) degree from ASU - Thunderbird, Graduate School of International Management, Arizona. He has completed risk management, trading, portfolio management, leadership and financial management programs at The Oxford University in England, Harvard University, INSEAD in France, Citibank Training Center-Singapore, Euromoney in New York and Emirates Bank Training Center in Dubai. Feroz Ansari published a research paper dealing with dual exchange rate mechanisms.

Feroz is the creator of LIVE360. This program delivers the latest ideas from positive psychology and behavioral finance with the goal to enhance the life experience of his firm’s clients. It is based on the research of Dr. Sonja Lyubomirsky (Head of Positive Psychology at UC Riverside). LIVE360 has been widely covered in media and was also the topic of a Wall Street Journal report. Feroz has also been selected to serve on the Client Advisory Council of Wealth Advisor Services at Fidelity Investment Institutional Service Company. He is also active in the local community. He serves on the Board of Advisors of University of California-Irvine’s Center for Investment and Wealth Management (CIWM). At CIWM he serves on numerous “Financial Literacy” sub-committees.

At the UC-Irvine’s Paul Merage School of Business, Feroz teaches the MBA Wealth Management course.