Operating Structure

Operating Structure


The Bankers Association was initially housed at the Royal Bank of Trinidad and Tobago and is presently housed at the registered office of the Institute of Banking and Finance of Trinidad and Tobago and is responsible for the administration of the Association.

The affairs of the Association are managed through its Secretariat which is headed by the Executive Director, Mrs Kelly Bute-Seaton.

The Association elects annually from amongst its Members a President, a Vice President and a Treasurer each of whom shall continue to hold office until the succeeding Annual Meeting.

The Association holds an Annual General Meeting in every year not later than 15 months after the holding of the last Annual General Meeting. The appointed Accountants are BDO Chartered Accountants.

The Committees were formed to deal with special matters. The sub committees are comprised of a representative of each of the banks and generally chaired by the representative of the bank where the president resides.

Performance Goal:

To create greater awareness of BATT, provide expert advice on matters related to the financial sector and impart knowledge on key issues related to the economic development of the country.

The main committees are as follows:

  • Anti-Money Laundering and Compliance Awareness Committee
  • BCP Financial Sector Working Committee [BCP – Business Continuity Policy]
  • Credit Risk Committee
  • Economics Committee
  • FATCA Committee [Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) Committee]
  • Finance Committee
  • Fraud Awareness Committee
  • Legal Committee
  • Marketing Committee
  • Mortgage Market Reference Rate Committee
  • Operational Risk Committee
  • Trade Committee