Put ethics & The BFO on your agenda


The Banking and Finance Oath can supply a range of industry leaders and experts in the field of ethics in banking and finance to participate in industry events as panellists or keynote speakers. The following topics can be covered:

  • Professionalism and trust.
  • Ethical decision-making and the ethical lens.
  • The language of ethics.
  • Ethical leadership.

Email contact@thebfo.org to request a speaker at your event.

Engagement Terms

As The Banking and Finance Oath is a voluntary initiative working for the good of the industry it is requested that organisations without charity (DGR) status that engage The Banking and Finance Oath for speakers kindly make a donation in order to contribute to the ongoing work of this important initiative promoting ethics, trust and integrity in banking and finance. As an indication, organisations usually make a donation of $500AUD. We also request consideration of the following:

  • That those engaging The Banking and Finance Oath become signatories and promote their status as such.
  • The Banking and Finance Oath promotional materials in any event packs, on the event website and made available on the day of the event, if the event is face to face.
  • That a minimum of 4 tickets for the event be made available to The Banking and Finance Oath Young Ambassadors (University students and young people in the industry that have been selected by the Board of the Banking and Finance Oath to participate in a year long program).

In turn, The Banking and Finance Oath will actively promote the event and organisation within their network and on related social media.

The Banking and Finance Oath welcomes opportunities to collaborate to ensure the industry meets the community’s needs and earns its trust and confidence.



The Oath

  • Trust is the foundation of my profession.
  • I will serve all interests in good faith.
  • I will compete with honour.
  • I will pursue my ends with ethical restraint.
  • I will help create a sustainable future.
  • I will help create a more just society.
  • I will speak out against wrongdoing and support others who do the same.
  • I will accept responsibility for my actions.

In these and all other matters;
My word is my bond.