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Corporate Banking for Natural Resources Sector

Natural Resources

With client relationships in the Natural Resources sector dating back over 150 years, we have a proven track record of delivery for oil and gas, mining and metals and commodity trading businesses around the world.



Barclays offers a range of solutions to support the financial requirements specific to the Commodities sector, and has experiences Relationship Managers based in major trading geographies worldwide.

Mining and Metals

With dedicated Relationship Directors in five countries, we can support your business growth on a global level.

Oil and Gas

We specialise in providing a flexible service to domestic and multi-national corporations.

Contact our Natural Resources team

Brian Parsons – Brian Parsons – Head of Natural Resources, International Corporate Banking

Brian Parsons – Head of Natural Resources, International Corporate Banking
Brian heads the Barclays team covering corporate banking relationships with the world’s largest companies in the Oil & Gas, Metals & Mining and Commodities sectors. Based in London, Brian has responsibility for ensuring coordination between our Natural Resources clients and the bank.

Brian’s focus is on managing the delivery of products and services from our global businesses; ranging from cash management and trade finance, to working capital lending, debt finance and liquidity structures across the bank’s multiple geographies, particularly Asia, the US and Europe. Additionally, close collaboration alongside Barclays’ Investment Banking Division allows for the delivery of additional broad and deep client focussed solutions.

Brian has over 20 years banking experience, initially spending several years advising clients on Interest Rate and FX Risk Management Solutions and has spent the last twelve years in Corporate Banking. Brian also spent several years in private industry working with a European manufacturing firm and has also run his own business for a time.

Brian joined the International Corporate Banking team at Barclays in 2011 initially covering the bank’s Swiss corporate client portfolio and subsequently has worked across Europe as well as leading on the Bank’s Commodity trading clients. Key to Brian’s role is to ensure a consistent approach to the Natural Resources sector globally.

Brian graduated from University College Dublin with a Degree of Bachelor of Commerce and holds an MBA from the University of Warwick.

To find out what our Natural Resources Team can do for your business, email Brian or call our dedicated team on 0800 015 4242*

How can we help?

To discuss switching to Corporate Banking at Barclays, call us on: 0800 015 4242 *