About us

About us

Mission statement

Switzerland is one of the world’s leading financial centres. Deep roots in the Swiss domestic market coupled with international interconnectedness, a history spanning centuries, progressive yet sustainable traditions, and universality of services form the basis on which the Swiss financial sector stands.


The Swiss Bankers Association is the umbrella organisation of the Swiss financial centre. Our primary objective is to create optimal framework conditions for the Swiss banks.


Banks have existed in Switzerland since the 16th cen­tury, and the profession has had its own association for 100 years.

The priorities of the SBA

Every year, the Board of Directors of the SBA determines the association’s priority areas. Through its focus on these areas, the SBA pursues its goal of ensuring attractive framework conditions for the banking sector. For 2021, the SBA’s priorities are: