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GAFM  ® Council of Governors for Financial Analysts and Financial Planners and Management Consultants

The Governance Structure – The GAFM IBS International Board of Standards Supreme Council,International Board of Standards Finance Management Institute and the advisory council are currently made up of international luminaries, experts, professors, and business executives from over 50 nations.

The Board structure and framework has been dictated by US  Laws & Statutes and International regulations since inception.    Below also is our  Supreme Council and Board of Presidential Advisors along with our Honorary Global Advisory Board.

We  are TUV Accredited – ISO 9001 Certified for Quality  and ISO 29990 Certified for Training Worldwide in Europe.

Sincerely and Kindest Regards,

Dr. jur.  George Mentz, JD, MBA, CWM® – The Founder, GAFM ® Board of Standards – CEO,  – Pioneer of the GAFM ® /IBS  Brands * United States & Europe.

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  • Professor Dr. Roberto J. Santillán Salgado - Master of Science in Finance Program at EGADE-ITESM, Monterrey Campus – Founder ® Latin South America
  • Prof. George S Mentz, JD, MBA, CWM® – CEO USA – Board of Standards – Lic. Counselor of Law and Notary Public***
  • (Prof) Dr. Shpend Imeri – General Manager at HLTI High Level Training Institute. Doctorate of Science in Management (Quality Management)* Special Advisor for Certification Programs
  • Dr. Ciro Martinez II, PhD, JD, LLM, MBA, CWM® , MFP, CEC – Hon. Academic Standards – Law Certification Program
  • Salvagni Enrico, Dr Eng – MSEE Chartered Environmentalist (UK), MIEnvSc Chartered Scientist (UK),MIET (UK), IPF ( F) MPM ® , FAAPM ®, CIPM ®, (USA) MI-Membre Individuel des Ingenieurs et Scientifiques de France (Cote d’Azur ), President of AAPM ® Italy EU Offices-AAPM ® EU Chapter Vice President of The Association of British Engineers in Italy Italian Representative- California University FCE 
  • Dott. Eur Ing Iuzzolini Saverio – Chartered Environmentalist (UK), MSEE (UK),MIET (UK),IPF (F) MPM ® , FAAPM ™, CIPM ®, (USA)Membre des Ingénieurs et Scientifiques de France de la Côte d’Azur (IESF CA) President International of The Association of British Engineers in Italy Vice-President of AAPM ® Italy EU Offices-AAPM ® EU Chapter 
  • Dr. Sean Rozario, PhD, MBA, MFP, AFA, FAD, CWM, MFC – SME Subject Matter Expert and Curriculum Chair – Banking & Finance – Management -Human Resources -Education – Singapore
  • Dr. Ishaq Shafiq – PhD, MFP, ChE, CMFMP Certified Municipal Finance Management Practitioner – Global Advisor – USA and ACCE Economists – Quantum Consultants USA. Royal Society of Fellows Alliance
  • Dr. Cornell Collins, PhD, MPM, CIPM, BCSH, CPM, CHt. – Bahamas, India and Canada – Global Advisor and AAPM® – India, Canada, Bahamas
  • EU Special Advisor: ING.MAGNANI Jean François  - President IPF Of the SRIPF for Paris area Board Member IESF IDF (Ingénieurs et Scientifiques de France Région Ile de France) - Administrateur - Board member of IESF IDF (Ingénieur et Scientifiques de France, Région Ile de France) / for the Paris area - Mechanical Engineer /Special mention in fluid dynamics and hydraulicapplications systems-(Fr) - Retired Vice President European Operations of Oilgear USA (Milwaukee-WIS-USA) and JFM CONSULTING (Fr) - IPF certified -Ingénieur Professionnel de France /mechanic and hydraulic-large systems -(SNIPF/Société Nationale des Ingénieurs Professionnels deFrance)- MPM certified ( Master Project Management) and CIPM certified (International Project Management- (USA/AAPM Global standards) - HonABEI (Association of British engineers in Italy Honorary Member)- Accademico Onorario dell'Accademia BONIFACIANA (IT)- Médaille de la recherche /Médaille du Progrès (Fr).
  • Dr. Amir Dhia, PhD summa cum laude, MA, BA, GAFM CCTM, Director of Continuing Education Center (CEC) and Director of International University Relations at the University of Business and Technology (UBT), Assistant Professor at the UBT College of Business Administration, MBA Programs, Jeddah, Dean at INSEEC Management and Communication Schools, Program Director of INSEEC MBA in Business Diplomacy (Prix de l’Innovation 2015, Eduniversal) Paris, Professor at le Centre d'Etudes Diplomatiques et Stratégiques (CEDS, Paris), Professor of the Year 2009 at the Department of Diplomacy and Strategic Negotiations of the University of Paris 11, Legal Translation Expert, Specialist in the Information and Knowledge Society.

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** The IBS LLC International Board of Standards and Exam Center is TUV Accredited and ISO Certified for Quality and ISO Certified for Training. * Super Board of Standards is responsible for the administrative decisions for the Global Certification and Accreditation Operations which are subject to the bylaws and government statutes ** Faculty Award Winners, Honorary Advisors and general members can not legally speak for the organization nor counsel or advise the organization in any legal capacity.

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