The Association of Corporate Treasurers

Association Membership

The ACT has 6,500 members and students in over 90 countries. Our members are largely treasury, risk and finance professionals working in corporate and financial institutions, not for profit and government departments; from large global organisations and FTSE100 companies to small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs).

Membership Criteria

You become a member of the ACT primarily through qualification. We also offer an entry-level digital membership for individuals as well as business membership for organisations.

Membership categories

Fellow (FCT): Holders of the MCT Advanced Diploma or the Advanced Diploma in Treasury Management; full voting rights

Associate Member (AMCT): Holders of the Diploma in Treasury Management; full voting rights

Affiliate Member: Holders of an ACT Certificate, (including the Certificate in Treasury and Certificate in International Cash Management); no voting rights

Student Member: Those studying for an ACT qualification; no voting rights

eAffiliate Member: Entry-level digital membership; no voting rights

Business Member: For organisations of all sizes; no voting rights

Education and Training

The ACT supports the development of professional standards and best practice in treasury through the competency framework, which defines the skills and competencies needed by treasury professionals to operate successfully in today’s challenging business climate.


Professional treasury and cash management qualifications for all levels. Delivered online through the ACT Learning Academy offering flexible self-study learning supported by online tuition and face-to-face revision workshops. Assessed and examined online.

Training courses

One- and two-day courses which deliver skills-based training to small groups of participants on specific treasury topics in a virtual or live classroom setting.


A series of short, online courses that take between 45 and 90 minutes to complete and are designed to develop an awareness of the role of treasury and of the treasurer.


Customised or off-the shelf learning programmes designed to help organisations and teams of all sizes develop in-house treasury capability through qualifications, training, eLearning, skills diagnostics or any combination.

Policy & Technical

ACT Policy & Technical work in the profession’s interest to influence policy and ensure decision-makers understand the impact of proposed changes to regulation and market practice on non-financial corporates. We monitor market, regulatory and economic developments which impact treasury activity and provide technical guidance and briefing notes to support members and the wider treasury community. 


The Treasurer

This bi-monthly magazine is available to all ACT members and subscribers and digitally to EACT member NTAs.

The Business of Treasury

Annual survey of ACT members to track the evolving role of the profession and key treasury issues. It includes trend data on treasury activity and its strategic impact, board reporting and approvals, sources of funding and the importance of treasury qualifications.

Events, Conferences and Webinars

ACT runs a series of highly regarded events each year, including the ACT Annual Conference and the ACT Middle East Annual Summit.

ACT webinars

Led by the ACT's Policy and Technical experts, ACT webinars give direction on regulatory change and key treasury concerns.

Treasury Awards

For the past 20 years, the ACT has recognised innovation and excellence in corporate treasury through the annual Deals of the Year Awards which are open to treasury teams across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. 


Date of association formation: January 1979
Date association joined EACT: 2005

Get in touch

Annette Spencer

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150 Minories,
London EC3N 1LS,
United Kingdom