Banking Solutions Limited (BSL), established in 1992, brings together teams of senior, independent banking experts who carry out international consultancy assignments in all areas of the globe in banking, finance and investment.

As well as to development programmes sponsored by leading international donor agencies (World Bank, Department for International Development, USAID, European Union and others) BSL Associates have delivered consultancy expertise to more than 440 banking and financial institutions in more than 115 countries.

BSL advises comprehensively on banking activities (on a consultancy, interim or project manager basis) including:

  • Audits (compliance, internal controls, operational)
  • Bank/board evaluation/ restructuring and corporate governance
  • Establishment of new financial institutions and privatisations
  • Export/ trade finance
  • HR issues
  • Information technology and MIS Investment
  • Loan guarantee schemes (design, implementation and management)
  • Mergers, acquisitions and divestments
  • Project finance
  • Risk management (credit, market/sector, operational, organisational)
  • SME credit funds and micro lending
  • Strategic planning
  • Training needs analysis
  • Training of bank executives and staff employees
  • Treasury operations