Knut A. Rostad

Knut A. Rostad


The Institute for the Fiduciary Standard

Knut Rostad is the founder and president of The Institute for the Fiduciary Standard and is the regulatory and compliance officer at Rembert Pendleton Jackson, a registered investment advisory firm in Falls Church, Va.

Previously, he served on the Financial Planning Association Government Relations Committee and “Best Practices” Task Force. The Best Practices Task Force was created by the Financial Planning Association (FPA), to identify the best practices for the financial planning profession under the new Certified Financial Planner (CFP) fiduciary standard.

Rostad earned a BA in Political Science at the University of Vermont and an MBA from the Norwegian School of Management. He is also an Accredited Investment Fiduciary (AIF) with the Center for Fiduciary Studies, Pittsburgh.