In the 10th of January of 1980, Bank's Training Association was founded. In the 17th of October of 1984 it became the Portuguese Banking Association (APB - Associação Portuguesa de Bancos).


Founding Banks:

Banco Borges e Irmão
Banco Comercial dos Açores
Banco do Brasil
Banco Espírito Santo e Comercial de Lisboa
Banco de Fomento Nacional
Banco Nacional Ultramarino
Banco Fonsecas & Burnay
Banco Pinto & Sotto Mayor
Banco Português do Atlântico
Bank of London and South America
Caixa Económica do Funchal
Caixa Económica Montepio Geral
Caixa Geral dos Depósitos
Credit Franco Portugais
Crédito Predial Português
União de Bancos Portugueses
Lloyds Bank

APB Presidents:

Álvaro Pinto Correia from 18-10-1984 to 12-02-1985
Raúl Almeida Capela from 13-02-1985 to 23-11-1987
Alexandre Vaz Pinto from 24-11-1987 to 10-12-1990
Alexandre Vaz Pinto from 11-12-1990 to 22-03-1994
João Salgueiro from 23-03-1994 to 15-04-1997
João Salgueiro from 16-04-1997 to 27-03-2003
João Salgueiro from 28-04-2003 to 28-03-2006
João Salgueiro from 29-03-2006 to 31-03-2009
António de Sousa from 29-06-2009 to 04-04-2012
Fernando Faria de Oliveira                   from 05-04-2012