The "IBF Distinguished Fellow" title is a prestigious title conferred upon industry captains and leaders who are the epitome of professional stature, integrity, and achievement. The Distinguished Fellows serve as a beacon of excellence for the industry.


  • C-Suite Senior Management (e.g. CEO, CFO, COO etc); or
  • Member of a Financial Institution's Group Executive Committee or equivalent; or
  • Office-holder of an Industry Association or Industry Committee (e.g. Chairman, President)
  • At least 15 years of financial industry experience or equivalent
  • Demonstrated outstanding leadership capabilities
  • Significant contribution to the industry
  • Display professional ethics and integrity

IBF Awards 2020

Nominations are open. Click here​ for details.

The awards will be presented at the IBF Distinction Evening in October 2020. Join IBF in recognising the best in the industry. To book your table, email


Look for previous years' awardees in our Search IBF Honour Roll page