About Us

About Us

who-we-are-imgEstablished on 1st December 1998, the Financial Planning Association of Singapore (FPAS) is a non-profit professional association dedicated to developing and promoting the financial planning industry in providing unbiased financial advice to the Singaporean public.

FPAS is part of a global assembly of financial planning bodies, and a licensee of the Financial Planning Standards Board Ltd., a US-based non-profit organisation launched in October 2004 to set standards for and oversee the international CFP® certification program. FPSB currently has 26 members, including Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards (CFP® Board), and the number of CFP professionals reached a global high of 181,360 at year-end 2018.

After Australia and Japan, FPAS was the third member to join the federation of CFP® certification bodies in the Asian region and the tenth member of FPSB internationally.

Vision and Objectives

fpas-vision-objectiveThe FPAS vision is to ensure that all Singaporeans have access to responsible and appropriate financial planning advice by raising the professional standards of the industry through education and a shared code of ethics. In support of this vision, FPAS provides a range of services to consumers and to member individuals and organisations. In particular, FPAS aims to:

  • Educate and inform the public of the need for objective professional advice in making secure financial decisions
  • Ensure sufficient professional and ethical standards to maintain the confidence and trust of existing and prospective customers
  • To provide members with education, training and information to enhance their provision of objective professional financial advice
  • Develop and maintain high ethical standards for members
  • Represent the industry and its members to ensure an operating environment which is conducive to providing high quality financial advice