Banking and Payments Federation Ireland (BPFI) is the voice of banking and payments in Ireland. Representing over 70 domestic and international members institutions, we mobilise the sector’s collective resources and insights to deliver value and benefit to members, enabling them to build competitive sustainable businesses which support customers, the economy and society.
Delivering a range of services through our specialist team, BPFI also offers an Associate network through which we offer many of the benefits of membership to the leading professional service firms that provide related advisory and consultancy services.
BPFI maintains open and sustainable relationships with stakeholders, policy makers, regulators, legislators, representative groups and the media. We strive to bring certain key values to all of our working relationships:
Partnership – the hallmark of our approach
Expertise - in support of the banking and payments agenda
Solutions driven - a focus on identifying and delivering solutions
Integrity – at the core of our activities
Agility – to accommodate our members and stakeholders.
We work in partnership with stakeholders to deliver the following goals:
facilitate an environment that is conducive to sustainable and profitable banking and payments activity and which supports customers, the economy and society
bring timely representation, insight and influence to bear on the shaping of national and EU regulation, initiatives and thinking
provide thought leadership and proactive interventions on matters of common interest to the sector and the wider economy
actively engage and work to restore trust and confidence in the sector
develop and lead a strategic vision for a modern and compliant payments infrastructure in the interest of all stakeholders.
Through the work of our Brussels based office, our active membership of the European Banking Federation and our well-established EU and international networks, we are well placed to represent Ireland’s banking and payments industry at an international level.
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