David Farrow

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David Farrow

Head of Corporate Banking Client Coverage, Barclays

David is Head of Corporate Banking Client Coverage at Barclays. He is responsible for our client relationship teams across our global locations and industry sectors. This covers our teams across the US, Europe, Middle East, Asia, our global Financial Institution Group and within the UK our Mid corporate, Large corporate and Multinational teams. David sits on the Corporate Banking Executive Forum and reports to Alistair Currie, Head of Corporate Banking.

David joined Barclays in 1990 straight from school, starting his career in back office roles. His early career included roles in Retail, Business and Corporate Banking in London and across the South of England. Since then he has had senior leadership roles in the UK, and most recently as head of the International Corporate bank

David is a Non Exec Director on the Board of Barclays Europe and led the Corporate Bank’s response to Brexit and platform expansion in Europe. David is passionate about improving Diversity in the workplace and is Exec sponsor to the Corporate Bank’s multicultural network, and was recognised in the 2020 Empower list of top 20 Advocate role models, and the 2019 50 Leading Lights, Kindness and Leadership listing. He is also exec sponsor for the Corporate Banks Sustainability Forum.

Away from work, David is a Trustee on a charitable foundation – the Green Light Trust - which combines conservation with educational and health projects.

David is married with two daughters and in his spare time he enjoys running and plays the drums in a local band.