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The AFB Bids Farewell to CEO, Dr Catherine Raines

Today, Friday 29 April 2022, we bid farewell to AFB CEO Dr Catherine Raines. Under Catherine’s leadership, the AFB has gone from strength to strength. She has been a strong and visible ambassador who has put the AFB on the policy and regulatory map with government

AFB Address Update

The AFB wishes to inform you that we have moved to new premises. Our new address is: 4th Floor Pinners Hall 105-108 Old Broad Street London EC2N 1ER Tel: 020 7283 8300 E-mail: We are grateful to Banco do Brasil

AFB Update: Welcome to Anneka Finnane

The AFB is delighted to welcome Anneka Finnane as the new Senior Practice, Training and Events Associate. Anneka will be working with the Director of Practice, Training and Events to organise and implement a fantastic programme of events to bring value to the AFB membership.

AFB Annual Review 2021

The AFB Annual Review 2021 is now available for members. The review looks back on the highlights of what was a challenging , but successful year for UK banking and the AFB by showcasing the breadth of the AFB offer and the value we provide to our members.

AFB Update: Welcome to Rebecca Simons

The AFB is delighted to welcome Rebecca Simons as our new Senior Policy and Regulatory Affairs Associate. Rebecca joins us from UK Finance at an exciting juncture for our policy work as we work with members on new policy initiatives in 2022.

Resignation of Dr Catherine Raines, AFB CEO

Bill Smith, AFB Chair has written to all AFB Members, Partners and Stakeholders to announce the resignation of AFB CEO, Dr Catherine Raines. A copy of the letter can be found here

Join an AFB Advisory Committee 2022-2024

The AFB would like to invite applications from our members to join the AFB Advisory Committees. The AFB has eight technical platforms which reflect core banking functions. These platforms are: Business Legal Compliance Operations Finance People Internal Audit Risk   Each platform has a corresponding Advisory Committee which is composed


“After much consideration, AFB Director of Practice & Events,  Fiona McBride, has resigned from her role at the AFB. I know that this was not an easy decision for Fiona to make, especially as she said she will be leaving such a warm, welcoming and professional team.  However, for health