Membership and Affiliations
Association for Project Management
The only chartered membership organisation representing the project profession in the world, building the profile and respect the profession warrants and setting the most exacting standard.
Association of Financial Mutuals
The Association of Financial Mutuals is the trade body that represents mutual and not-for-profit insurers, friendly societies and other financial mutuals across the UK. It promotes a better understanding of mutuals, encouraging mutual support and mutual approaches to business and public policy.
British Computer Society (BCS)
BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, champions the global IT profession and the interests of individuals engaged in that profession for the benefit of all. The function of BCS, established in 1957, is to exchange IT expertise and knowledge, support practitioners and set standards and frameworks. BCS has a worldwide membership of over 70,000 in over 100 countries.
Chartered Insurance Institute (CII)
As the premier professional body for the global financial services profession, the CII promotes higher standards of integrity, technical competence and business capability. With over 100,000 members in more than 150 countries, the CII is the world’s largest professional body dedicated to insurance and financial services.
Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI)
The CISI is the largest and most widely respected professional body for those who work in the securities and investment industry in the UK and in a growing number of major financial centres round the world. They now have more than 40,000 members in 89 countries.
Securities Market Practice Group (SMPG)
SMPG has established a local presence in more than 30 countries through National Market Practice Groups (NMPG). These groups comprise of broker/dealers, investment managers, custodian banks, central securities depositories and regulators. SMPG has been extremely successful in creating globally-agreed market practices which have brought the securities industry closer to achieving Straight Through Processing (STP). The UKFMPG is the investment funds NMPG for the UK and a constituent of the Investment Funds Working Group of the global SMPG.
SWIFT is a member-owned cooperative through which the financial world conducts its business operations with speed, certainty and confidence. More than 10,000 financial institutions and corporations in 210 countries use SWIFT every day to exchange millions of standardised financial messages.
Tax Incentivised Savings Association (TISA)
TISA is the premier industry-funded body working with the retail financial services industry, political parties, HM Treasury (HMT), HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to enhance and improve the range, features, benefits, promotion and quality of savings and investment schemes available to all UK citizens.
TeX is a not-for-profit organisation that manages and runs the complete set of non-commercial contracts between parties, covering standards, service level agreements and matters of liability and concerning all aspects of transfers. All TeX members sign up to conforming with the agreed service level agreements, thereby ensuring both cash and in-specie transfers will be completed in a timely manner.
The Investment Network
The Investment Network is chaired by Clive Waller, and backed by a management board made up of some of the most respected and experienced figures in the industry, whose contacts and influence help to ensure that leading experts are engaged to speak on issues of the greatest importance and concern to members.
The-Pensions-Net-Work is chaired by John Moret, and is a membership based standing conference in pensions and employee benefits which meets four times a year to consider matters of importance to the industry. It allows time to listen to leading experts and opinion formers and debate possible ways forward.
The ViaNova group is a voluntary collaboration between product providers and third-party administrators in the UK corporate pensions industry. Their objective is to facilitate the automated processing of electronic transactions.