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Institute of Banking and Finance of Trinidad and Tobago

Banking, Investment and Financial Services Education and Training

The Institute of Banking and Finance of Trinidad and Tobago (IBF) is a non-profit organization established in 1984 to assist the advancement of banking and finance professionals through its offerings of professional educational programmes and corporate training services.

We are the educational arm of the Bankers Association of Trinidad and Tobago. Our Council Members are representatives of participating commercial banks, the Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago, the Trinidad and Tobago Unit Trust Corporation and the University of the West Indies.

Our Mission:

To facilitate the continuous development of banking and finance professionals and to promote high standards of knowledge, skills and conduct to meet the high demands of a changing financial industry.

Our Vision:

To be the preferred learning institution for financial services professionals.

Who We Serve:

IBF serves banking and finance professionals seeking career advancement through self-development. We offer two educational programmes:

  1. The Professional Certificate for Financial Advisors
    (Cert. FA), accredited by the Accreditation Council of Trinidad and Tobago.
  2. The Diploma in Banking (DIB) which allows matriculation into UWI upon completion.

IBF also serves the public with awareness-building workshops and initiatives.

Darren Ali President

Darren Ali


Marsha R. John - Chief Executive Officer

Marsha R. John

Chief Executive Officer

The Institute of Banking & Finance of Trinidad and Tobago’s  (IBF)

The Institute of Banking &Finance of Trinidad and Tobago's  (IBF) The Coronavirus (Covid-19) has been declared by the World Health Organisation (WHO) as a pandemic and we at IBF are committed to ensuring the health and well-being of our stakeholders, staff and the wider community.  We will…

April 9th, 2020