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AFB – Strategic Review Survey

AFB responds to the Spring Budget

AFB welcomes the Chancellor’s focus in today’s Spring Budget on increasing economic growth, against the backdrop of an improved economic outlook. We support in particular the proposal to introduce full capital expensing for investment in plant and machinery. We also support the measures

AFB CEO, Giles French responds to Mini Budget

“AFB welcomes today’s Government announcement on making the City more internationally competitive. These changes will benefit non-UK headquartered banks, which play a vital role in helping the UK deliver on its ambitions for the economy, jobs and growth. They align with one of our members’

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

The Association of Foreign Banks is greatly saddened by the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Her Majesty’s lifetime of service and duty stands as an example to us all. We extend our deepest sympathies to The Royal Family. His Majesty

Welcome Giles French – AFB CEO

AFB is delighted to announce that Giles French has now begun his role as Chief Executive of Association of Foreign Banks. Giles joins the team from the City of London Corporation and is bringing over 20 years of experience to lead the team at AFB.

We are Hiring – Director of Practice, Training and Events

The AFB is hiring a Director of Practice, Training and Events, to lead and deliver a comprehensive programme of Events and Training courses for AFB members by: being accountable for delivering the revenue budget each year for all AFB events and training programmes; Engaging

Announcement from AFB regarding new CEO

Following the retirement of Dr. Catherine Raines as Chief Executive of AFB, we are pleased to announce the appointment of a new CEO – Giles French.  Giles will join AFB on 01 September 2022. Giles is currently the External Affairs Director in the Innovation &

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