• 140

    years and counting

    Providing industry leading education and thought leadership

  • 120

    countries

    A global community of students and alumni in over 120 countries

  • 1.5

    people

    Guided over 1.5m bankers and financial services professionals to develop a career in the financial sector

Lifelong partners for financial education

The London Institute of Banking & Finance has been providing education, training and insight for the financial sector for over 140 years.

Our journey started in 1879, when a group of bankers came together to establish industry benchmarks and best practices. Today, The London Institute of Banking & Finance continues to offer outstanding education and training to those looking to build a career in the sector. We were granted Taught Degree Awarding Powers in 2010, becoming the first professional body in the UK to achieve this distinction, and continue to lead the way in providing innovative financial solutions for the modern and ever-changing world of banking and finance.

As part of our commitment to support international competency development, we established our first regional office for GCC and MENA to deliver the same education and training that has set the industry standard in Britain. Our programmes cover everything from fintech to geopolitical risk and are delivered through a combination of flexible learning methods to ensure they are accessible by all. We also emphasise real-world, practical education, so those studying with us can quickly apply the knowledge and skills gained to their working lives as they help shape the future of the industry.

The management team

Constanza Fernandez-Reyes

Marketing, Communications, Events and Recruitment Director

Ehsan Razavizadeh

Managing Director

Jazmin Myles

Interim Operations Director

Melanie Siggs

Learning and Development Director

Swaleh Awadh

Commercial Director

Team members

The LIBF MENA team

The London Institute of Banking & Finance (MENA) Ltd is an incorporated company in Abu Dhabi Global Market registered number 000001628.