President, Institute for the Fiduciary Standard
Knut A. Rostad, MBA co-founded and chaired the Committee for the Fiduciary Standard and co-founded and is president of the Institute for the Fiduciary Standard, a nonprofit formed in 2011 to advance the fiduciary standard through research, education and advocacy. He served as the regulatory and compliance officer at Rembert Pendleton Jackson, a registered investment adviser in Falls Church, Virginia, for ten years until early in 2015.
The Institute for the Fiduciary Standard seeks to advance fiduciary principles in investment advice. The Institute has established the Institute’s Six Core Fiduciary Duties, the Fiduciary Declaration, Fiduciary September, the Frankel Fiduciary Prize, and advocates for a true fiduciary standard before the SEC and DOL. Rostad has authored numerous articles, papers and regulatory comment letters.
Rostad earned a BA in Political Science at the University of Vermont and an MBA from the Norwegian School of Management