Back to the future


Since 1875, the Chartered Banker Institute – the oldest institute of bankers in the world – has played a leading role in helping finance professionals develop and demonstrate the traditional banking values of stewardship, thrift, prudence and professionalism. In fact, in the very first article, in our very first Institute journal, our then President wrote – in elegant Victorian prose: There has been no time in the history of banking more interesting than the present to the student of the great science of finance, no period more filled by problems theoretical and practical. It seems as if … we stand…

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Simon Thompson is Chief Executive at the Chartered Banker Institute. The Chartered Banker Institute is the largest professional body for bankers in the UK, with more than 30,000 members. Our impact and influence continues to grow, with members and students in 87 countries worldwide.

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