"Be one of the over 8,000 Members Annually Certified"

At Global Institute of Finance and Management Studies, we employ best training practices to allow you to develop a deep understanding of core financial theory and financial market inter-dependencies. Global Institute of Finance and Management Studies Chartered Certificate holders are desk-ready, equipped with practical skills and subject matter expertise to deliver in the roles of their choice.


Chartered Financial Accounting

Chartered Management Accounting

Chartered Banking

Chartered Marketing

Chartered Public Administration

Chartered Human Resources Management

Chartered Procurement and Supply Chain Management

Chartered Shipping and Logistics

Chartered Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Chartered Logistics and Warehousing Management

Chartered Investment Banking

Chartered International Business

Chartered Insurance Professional

Chartered Leadership and Governance

Chartered Communication Practitioner

Chartered Public Financial Management

Chartered Project Management

Chartered Occupational Health and Safety Management

Chartered Wealth Management

Chartered Operational Risk Management

Chartered Security Management

Chartered Pension Management

Chartered Public Relation Practitioner

Chartered Treasury Professional

Chartered in Oil and Gas Management

Chartered Business Administration

Chartered Fraud Investigator

Chartered Economist

chartered industrial Economist

Chartered Energy Economics

Chartered Petroleum Economics

Chartered Petroleum Economics and Management

Chartered Auditing

Chartered Certified Anti Money Laundering Consultant

Chartered Financial Analyst

Chartered Financial Manager

Become a Chartered Member at GAFM

Chartered status is the gold standard for professionals working in their sectors. Holders of the title are recognized as highly qualified, professionals with detailed knowledge of their sector and its ethical and professional requirements.

If you wish to become eligible for Chartered status, in addition to your technical knowledge, you will need to demonstrate your commitment to:

  • maintaining your high standards of professional excellence

  • continually developing your skills and knowledge; and

  • comply with the GAFM's Code of Professional Conduct.

To help you, achieve and sustain this, we have developed initial and continuing development programmes covering the core technical skills required, delivered within the context of ethical, customer-focused professionalism.

About Membership

Membership of the Academy forms a solid base for a successful career in finance and management sectors. We provide our members with trusted and exceptional opportunities for networking, progression and professional development

Professional Recognition

Gain professional recognition through the membership and professional designations associated with your name, including the coveted Chartered designation.

We are the only body in the world able to confer the status of Chartered Banker - recognised and understood by your customers and peers as demonstrating your commitment to continued professional development.

Professional Insight

Keep up-to-date and well informed. As a member you will have access to trusted information sources such as our quarterly magazine and monthly newsletter, helping to keep you informed of important issues in your industry.

Professional Network

As a member you gain access to powerful networking opportunities with your industry professionals.

Be an active participant in our rapidly growing professional network and gain contacts to help build and sustain your career and identify new business opportunities.

Professional Development

We provide unlimited access to a wide range of online Continuing Professional Development resources to support you in your professional development. These include reference books, articles, videos and e-learning.

This will help you maintain your professional expertise and gain or develop knowledge and skills to further your career.

Professional Profile

The Institute offers a range of volunteering opportunities such as speaking at Academy events, writing content, joining a committee, volunteering for your Industry Education Partnership (FEP) or becoming a mentor with the Chartered mentoring scheme or the 2025 Foundation.

Raise your professional profile and contribute to the work of the Academy to enhance and sustain professional standards in all GAFM Chartered Certifications


GAFM opens a scheme to all members, offering opportunities for both mentors and mentees.

For mentees, it provides an opportunity to seek guidance from a senior professional who can share their knowledge and expertise and help support career development.

For mentors, the primary goal is to offer guidance and support to their mentees. It is a unique opportunity for experienced members to give something back and help other members.