Dr. Charles Appeadu

Associate Professor @ Department of Finance, University of Cincinnati

Charles E. Appeadu, Ph.D., CFA, FRM, CAIA, is Associate Professor of Finance – Educator at University of Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. Prior to his current position, Professor Appeadu worked for CFA Institute, the Global Investment Professional Membership Organization, as the Global Head of University Relations. In that role, Professor Appeadu led the team that set the Strategic direction of CFA Institute in the company’s relationship with the global academic community. Professor Appeadu also held the role of Director of Examination Development at CFA Institute.

Earlier in his career, Dr. Appeadu worked as Assistant Professor of Finance at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee and Georgia State University, Atlanta. He also worked in the Investment Industry as a Research Analyst and Portfolio Manager at Parametric Portfolio Associates in Seattle.

Dr. Appeadu has research publications in the Journal of Portfolio Management, Journal of Performance Measurement and the Transportation Planning and Technology Journal.

Dr. Appeadu holds a B.Sc. (First Class Honors) degree in Civil Engineering from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana; M.Sc. degree in Transportation Engineering from the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada; and Ph.D. degree in Finance from the University of Washington, Seattle.

Professor Charles E. Appeadu is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and also holds the FRM (Financial Risk Manager) and CAIA (Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst) designations. He is married with three adult children.