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Achiraya Chalermsuk CFA®, CAIA, MBA
Research Analyst

Achiraya Chalermsuk

What do you enjoy most about wealth management?

Knowing that we are helping our clients sleep better at night by giving them the confidence and comfort that their financial well-being is in good hands.

What’s the biggest challenge?

Understanding the impact of the ever changing regulatory landscape on financial instruments and how best to react to optimize investment outcome.

What do you love most about being part of Aspiriant?

The innovative and highly collaborative atmosphere.

What professional accomplishments are you most proud of?

Helping clients better understand investment concepts and the implications of their financial exposures.

What quality of yours makes you best suited to what you do?

Passion and eagerness to solve complex issues.

How should people think about their wealth?

Wealth should never be taken for granted – it is often the product of years (or even generations) of hard work.

What do you love to do outside of work?

Exploring New York City with my family and experiencing everything it has to offer from the robust cultural arts scene to the rich and diverse culinary offerings.

What would you be doing if you weren’t working for Aspiriant?

A professional luxury goods shopper!

Education and accreditation

  • Chulalongkorn University, BBA, 2006
  • Columbia Business School, MBA, 2011
  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA®), 2014
  • Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA), 2016

What personal accomplishments are you most proud of?

Having traveled to 30 different countries and embarking on new adventures with my son and husband!

Achiraya joined Aspiriant in 2016 as a Research Analyst as part of our merger with The Glowacki Group.

At The Glowacki Group, Achiraya assisted in managing the firm’s investment research, with particular emphasis on alternative investments. She researched new investment opportunities, and analyzed which would be suitable to clients’ financial objectives.

Achiraya has many years of financial experience having previously worked at a number of global financial institutions in various capacities. Some of her prior roles include Regional Manager at WhoTrades NY where she focused on educating clients in the Asia-Pacific region on foreign exchange trading, and Credit Analyst at Bangkok Bank's New York Branch where she oversaw corporate credit exposures for the bank.

Achiraya received her Masters in Business Administration (MBA) with a concentration in Finance from Columbia Business School and her Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) with a Major in Accounting from Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand. She holds the CFA and CAIA designations, passing all levels of the programs in her first attempt.

Achiraya moved to Los Angeles in early 2014 with her husband and son, and on weekends they enjoy exploring local Southern California culture.

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