Washington, D.C., June 9, 2015 - The Institute of International Finance today announced the opening of a new European Representative Office in London.
"Europe continues to play a large role in the global financial system and within our membership," said Tim Adams, president and CEO of the IIF. "Opening this office will allow us to better serve our members in the region and more closely engage with key global regulatory bodies."
The European Representative Office is the third regional office to open since the beginning of 2014. The IIF opened its Middle East & Africa Regional Office in Dubai in April 2014 and its IIF Asia Pacific Regional Office in Singapore in September 2014. The IIF also has an Asia Pacific Regional Office in Beijing, which opened in 2010. '
David Schraa, the IIF's regulatory counsel, will lead the office.
The Institute of International Finance is the global association of the financial industry, with close to 500 members from 70 countries. Its mission is to support the financial industry in the prudent management of risks; to develop sound industry practices; and to advocate for regulatory, financial and economic policies that are in the broad interests of its members and foster global financial stability and sustainable economic growth. IIF members include commercial and investment banks, asset managers, insurance companies, sovereign wealth funds, hedge funds, central banks and development banks. For more information visit www.iif.com.