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We were the first bank to recognise the need for specialisms, offering sector-specific Relationship Directors who understand the opportunities and challenges of your market.
Corporate Banking is rated No.1 for overall quality of service and Relationship Director satisfaction by UK Corporate Businesses.**
Relationship Directors with an average of 17 years’ experienceSector specialists in 45 sectorsGlobal reach, supporting 40,000 businesses in 27 countriesAccess to wider capabilities across BarclaysSimple switching process
Chief Executive Officer
John joined Barclays in 2001 from Deutsche Bank, where he had been Head of European Debt Capital Markets, after an extensive career at Merrill Lynch in both New York and London.
He assumed his current position as Chief Executive Officer in 2010. Prior to this, he was Managing Director and Head of Investment EMEA, Investment Bank, Barclays, responsible for the advisory, risk management and financing activities of corporate, financial institution and public sector clients throughout the UK, Europe, Middle East and Africa.
John holds a BA in Economics from Carleton College and has an MBA in Finance from New York University.
Chief Risk Officer
Barry is responsible for the management of credit, market, operational and fraud risk.
Barry has been with Barclays since 1972 and has undertaken a variety of leadership roles including client coverage and credit risk management.
He has undertaken two overseas assignments, both in Hong Kong, where in his latter assignment he served on the board of a number of companies in the financial sector where Barclays held a minority stake.
Head of International Business
Carole joined Corporate Banking in 2010 as Chief Operating Officer after her previous position as Head of Global Operations, Investment Bank, Barclays, having joined from J.P. Morgan in 2006.
During her tenure at J.P. Morgan, she ran shared Technology and Operations, and was also head of the Bournemouth-based global technology and operational hub. She was also responsible for the operational groups in Europe and led a number of off-shoring and near-shoring initiatives.
Carole assumed her current role in 2011. She has degrees in Classical Studies and Law from Bristol University and Lancaster Gate, and qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Ernst & Young in 1991.
Co-Head of Corporate Banking Origination
Alan joined Barclays in 1991 and has held a variety of roles across retail, corporate and investment banking. He is currently Co-Head of Corporate Banking Origination, jointly responsible for the management of our client Origination teams and the products and services they offer throughout the world.
Prior to his current role, he managed the lending arm of Corporate Banking and previous roles included leveraged finance and high yield bond origination in London, head of the leveraged finance business in Asia Pacific and a number of debt structuring roles within the syndicated loans group in London, Asia and Australia.
Alan is also a Shareholder Director on the Board of the Business Growth Fund PLC. He has an Honours degree in Medieval and Modern History from University College London.
Co-Head of Corporate Banking Origination
Kevin is Co-Head of Corporate Banking Origination which includes the client facing relationship and product teams. He is also a Vice Chairman, Investment Bank, a member of internal forums for citizenship, community investment and diversity, and a trustee director of the Barclays Pension Fund.
Kevin joined Barclays in 1981. He held roles in Corporate Banking, Project Finance and Foreign Exchange in the UK, US and Australia, and London-based management roles in Strategic Planning and Human Resources. These were followed by investment banking roles in Hong Kong, Singapore and London. He moved to the Corporate Banking division in 2010.
Kevin has a BSc (Hons) in Accounting and Financial Analysis from Warwick University.
To discuss switching to Corporate Banking at Barclays, call us on: 0800 015 4242*
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**Source: Charterhouse Research based on 2,287 interviews with companies turning over between £5m and £1bn carried out in YE Q2 2014. Survey data is weighted by turnover and region to be representative of the total market in Great Britain. % Rating Excellent or Very Good.
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