The Association of Corporate Treasurers

Association Membership

The ACT has 7,000 members and students in over 80 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) and start-ups.

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 in Treasury; 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 Certificate; no voting rights

eAffiliate Member: Those studying for, or holders of, the Certificate in Treasury Fundamentals or 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

Face-to-face one- and two-day courses which deliver skills-based training to small groups of participants on specific treasury topics in a 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 public and 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 five-year trend data on treasury activity and its strategic impact, board reporting and approvals, sources of funding and the importance of treasury qualifications.

Ones to Watch

This annual publication champions outstanding young talent in the treasury world. 

Events, Conferences and Webinars

ACT runs a series of regional groups, events and international conferences each year, including the ACT Annual Conference, ACT Europe Conference, ACT Middle East Annual Summit and the Asia Treasury Leaders’ Forum.

ACT Annual Conference

Held each year in the UK, the flagship ACT Annual Conference brings together 1000+ professionals engaged in treasury, risk and strategic finance for two days of thought provoking conference and workshop sessions as well as an exhibition of over 80 treasury service providers.


ACT webinars

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

Treasury Awards

Deals of the Year 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 this year, Africa.


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

Get in touch

Caroline Stockmann

69 Leadenhall Street,
United Kingdom