Our role & our story

Our story

The FBA has been serving the interests of foreign banks with industry stakeholders since 1993.

As a network organization, we ensure that the views of our members are represented to Dutch and European legislatures, regulatory and supervisory bodies and financial services organizations.

We bring together leaders and stakeholders and set the agenda to support the growth of foreign banks and the financial industry in the Netherlands...

Our core values

We believe in fair, reliable and transparent financial markets – open markets with a level playing field and with low barriers of entry deliver added value to our Dutch and international customers and contribute to financial stability...

Our role is to:

  • Promote dialogue, partnership, interaction and inclusion in the financial ecosystem
  • Serve member banks in their pursuit of financial growth and to ensure transparency and equal opportunity
  • Proactively influence the regulatory agenda-setting process to ensure financial stability and profitability of foreign banks in The Netherlands
  • Foster international cooperation within the financial services industry
  • Act as a platform for information, knowledge exchange and network opportunities
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FBA Factsheet

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FBA Board

It is the Executive Board's role to set the strategy and policies of the FBA, represent the FBA with business partners, including governments and regulators, and elect the members of working groups and commissions...

The Network

We align our members with each other and with the wider financial community. Are you eligible to become a member? Please contact us to apply for membership: koedam@foreignbankers.nl. In case of doubt, do not hesitate to contact us. Please find the membership list below...


The FBA office is located at Symphony Building, Gustav Mahlerplein 29-35, 1082 MS Amsterdam, P.O. Box 7400, 1007 JK Amsterdam, The Netherlands. View info