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A winning combination - dynamic, engaged and trusted 

As a bank with the ambition and aspiration to building a new future and take on new challenges in this dynamic environment, we strive to make a positive difference for our communities and our employees.

As we endeavour to be clear and candid in our promise to our customers, we strive to add value by continuously deepening our knowledge of the industry and the financial community in order to stay at the pinnacle of modern financial market trends.  Being recognised by organisations and publications of international repute reveals the importance given to four solid operational value-added elements - a focused banking model, a personalised customer service, a visible and trustworthy brand, and the perseverance, dedication and resilience of our staff.

Here are some notable honours we've received over the past few years which speak to the dedication and commitment of our employees. 



Bank of the Year Malta - The Financial Times

BNF Bank's latest accolade, 'Bank of the Year 2022' for the third year running by leading publication The Banker, by the Financial Times, underscores the Bank's standing in the global financial community in defining the future of banking, and its commitment to deliver on its objectives beyond banking to create a more sustainable future. BNF Bank recognises the integral role that banks play in supporting employees, customers and the wider community in time of need, underlying BNF's ambition of being a purpose-driven bank doing real things for real people, for real economies. BNF Bank embraces the future by continuously pursuing innovations to deliver its customers with a personalised and differentiating experience.


Bank of the Year Malta - The Financial Times

For the second consecutive year, BNF Bank was awarded with the coveted 'Bank of the Year Malta 2021' by The Banker, published by the Financial Times which celebrates the best of global banking - a testimony to the unwavering commitment to providing BNF clients with financial services excellence, and an acknowledgement of its strategic efforts and successful positioning. Whilst the judges continued to focus on resilience and service to customers in the face of the global pandemic as well as to the wider community to meet the needs of the future, significant importance was given to the adaptation to establish sustainable and long-term growth coupled with its digital drive. Through innovation and dedication of all BNF staff, the bank can continue to ensure a seamless, modern and personalised banking experience for its customers.


Bank of the Year 2021 and Most Innovative Digital Transformation Bank 2021 - Global Banking & Finance, The European

The European has named BNF Bank as the 'Bank of the Year 2021' and the 'Most Innovative Digital Transformation Bank 2021'. Celebrating achievement, innovation and excellence, the European bestowed the bank with this recognition for its incessant efforts to keep its business agile while investing in the latest cutting-edge technology, and concurrently keeping the customer at the very core of its business.

As BNF Bank takes on a number of yearly commitments to deploy funds that can make a difference in areas of society where social lacunae exist, it also embraces a new era of banking by investing in its branch network, expanding its customer base both in personal and in corporate and business. Whilst offering an integrated omnichannel approach, aspects of good governance, innovation and quality of service remain all major considerations at the heart of the bank's operations.


Quality Achievement Award 2021 - The European Society for Quality Research (ESQR)

BNF Bank was also recognised and awarded by the European Society of Quality Research (ESQR), for the Quality Achievement Award 2021, ESQR promotes quality awareness, recognizes good business practices, technological innovation and quality achievements in organizations worldwide. This award reflects the dynamics of a long-standing relationship with our customers based on trust and loyalty, reflecting the boutique approach that underpins the BNF service: every customer, whether a business or individual is valued, and all are treated according to their unique requirements. 



Bank of the Year Malta - The Financial Times

BNF Bank is Bank of the Year Malta 2020 as recognised and awarded by the prestigious global publication The Banker,, published by the Financial Times.  Regarded as the industry standard for assessing banks globally since 1926, The Banker Bank of the Year is the premier award that recognises the world's leading institutions.  The award recognises the resilience shown by banks in the face of the pandemic, on the way clients' needs were met with the provision of vital services and the pivotal role banks play in society, all aspects that BNF upheld firmly and succeeded in over the past months and years.  BNF Bank is proud to be recognised for the role and efforts during a year characterised by market uncertainty and unique challenges.  It is in this adversity that this award takes a greater significance.



Best SME Partner Bank Malta 2019 - The European

The European's Best SME Partner Bank Malta 2019, acknowledges BNF Bank's achievements, innovation and excellence in demonstrating business acumen, good governance and expertise which enables us to be the bank of choice for SMEs and family businesses. We have been able to nurture business relationships with tailor made products particularly, the BNF Business Accelerate, a guaranteed instrument by the European Investment Fund (EIF) under the SME initiative and the Micro Business Account, helping SMEs grow and achieve their goals and aspirations.


International Diamond Prize of Quality 2019 - European Society of Quality Research

The award by the European Society of Quality Research recognises the organisations that are most committed to economic progress, with a special emphasis on quality and customer care excellence.  Delivering excellence in customer service has always been BNF Bank's topmost priority and a pillar which serves and will continue to serve as a backbone for our business model.



Best Innovation in Retail Banking Malta 2018 - International Banker

International Banker has established the awards to recognise top-ranking organisations, setting new benchmarks for performance within the financial industry. The award reflects the importance BNF Bank has given to four solid operational value-added elements; a focused banking model, personalised customer service, a visible and trustworthy brand that has gone from strength to strength and the resilience, enthusiasm and perseverance of our team in a highly competitive market. 


Join an award winning bank! 

Developing an environment conducive to competition and innovation in the financial services sector is part of our strategic direction and the awards we have been bestowed with are a real boost to keep innovating and improving to deliver our customers a differentiating experience.

We are always on the lookout for exceptional individuals who make the difference and are committed to achieving excellence while offering the best customer experience. Explore current vacancies.


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