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Northern Ireland

Barclays is proud to work with businesses in Northern Ireland through our dedicated team in Belfast. Our corporate clients can benefit from support on the ground as well as our extensive global reach and the depth of our product base.

Corporate Banking at Barclays, Northern Ireland


of the top 50 companies

Hundreds of businesses in Northern Ireland, including 20 of the top 50 companies, have active relationships with us.1



Barclays has been supporting businesses from our base in Northern Ireland for over 15 years.1


years’ average tenure

Our Relationship Directors in Northern Ireland have been with Barclays for nine years on average.1



Barclays has a presence and can support your business in over 50 countries.1

A strong history and a bright future in Northern Ireland

  • We’ve been working with businesses across Northern Ireland for 15 years, building relationships and acting as a trusted partner to many of the country’s leading companies
  • Our clients benefit from access to our local industry teams, such as Retail and Wholesale, Manufacturing, Education, Local Authorities and the Public Sector, as well as the expertise from across Barclays
  • You can take advantage of our experience, with three dedicated points of contact, including an experienced Relationship Director. Each member of our team manages a small portfolio, allowing them to get to know your business and your needs. We can offer a broad range of products, including traditional banking services, along with innovations such as Barclays.Net

A trusted partner across Northern Ireland

  • Moy Park  - Barclays worked with this large-scale poultry processing company to provide increased working capital facilities as part of a major re-financing. We also provided sales finance, asset finance and operational banking to support the group’s expansion plans
  • Belfast City Council – Barclays manages all of the banking requirements for one of Northern Ireland’s biggest public sector bodies. Belfast City Council has over 95,000 transactions flowing through some 18 accounts on an annual basis. Working with our dedicated, experienced onboarding team, we were able to offer them a seamless transition during what was the biggest banking move in the local government sector in over ten years
  • Queen’s University – a member of the prestigious Russell Group, Queen’s University provides world-class education and research. The university is currently investing heavily in facilities and we have supported them across three initiatives: redeveloping the Elms student village, development of the Physical Education Facilities at Upper Malone and refurbishment of the Students’ Union

Meet our team in Northern Ireland

Adrian Doran, Head of Northern Ireland

Adrian Doran, Head of Northern Ireland

Adrian joined Barclays in October 2000 with a remit to grow the bank’s Corporate Banking business in Northern Ireland. Since then Barclays has led some of the largest financing transactions completed in the region, and is now recognised as a leading player in the market. The bank has relationships with over 40% of the province’s top 50 companies, and is now actively expanding into the SME sector. Barclays has also established a market leading wealth management business.

Previously, Adrian trained as a chartered accountant with PwC, and worked in the firm’s Corporate Finance division, before spending four years in Bank of Ireland’s corporate banking team. Adrian is a member of the CBI Council in Northern Ireland and Chair of its Infrastructure Committee. He is also a member of Senate of Queen’s University Belfast.

Contact our team in Northern Ireland
Email Adrian or call our dedicated team on 0330 150 1244*

1Source: Barclays, August 2015

Contact our team in Northern Ireland

Need to contact a specialist from our team in Northern Ireland? Call us on:

0330 150 1244*
Email Adrian Doran, Head of Northern Ireland