Barclays PLC overview

Barclays PLC is a global financial services company that provides various financial products and services worldwide. It is engaged in retail banking, credit cards, corporate and investment banking, and wealth management with an extensive international presence in Europe, the Americas, Africa, and Asia.

The company offers current accounts, savings products, Woolwich-branded mortgages, unsecured loans, general insurance, and banking and money transmission services to small- and medium-sized businesses; investment and insurance products; business lending services; bank assurance solutions; and retail, credit and debit card, and corporate services. It also offers international payments services for consumer and business customers, including credit cards and consumer lending services; investment banking services comprising strategic advisory, financing, and risk management services to large corporate, government, and institutional clients; integrated corporate banking solutions, including cash management, lending, and trade financing services to corporate and financial institutions as well as multinationals; and a range of wealth and investment management services such as international and private banking, investment management, fiduciary, and brokerage services.

Barclays aims to foster a culture of innovation within the business. It runs its own accelerator (in partnership with Techstars) in London, Tel Aviv and New York. It also has its own national network, Eagle Labs, which launched in 2015 and focuses on innovation across a wide variety of industries. Finally, Barclays also leads Rise, which focuses purely on developing and scaling Fintech companies.

In September 2019, Barclays announced it was to back a new Female Innovators Lab, in partnership with Anthemis. The lab, based in New York, will target female entrepreneurs who wish to establish companies in the banking industry.

In January 2020 Barclay's partnered with Techstars alum and fintech Nimbla, enabling Barclays SME customer to take out insurance against individual invoices, rather than the whole book. Shortly after this, Barclays announced it had taken a minority stake in Flux, the fintech which issues digital receipts directly within banking apps. Flux has issued over a million receipts in this way through partnership with retailers.

Barclays operates in over 50 countries and employs more than 147,500 people. Barclays has more than 48 million customers and clients worldwide. The company was formerly known as Barclays Bank Limited and changed its name to Barclays PLC in January 1985. It is headquartered in London, United Kingdom.

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London, United Kingdom

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Key people

Leo Salom CEO,Western European Retail and Commercial Banking
Jay Gelb Managing Director
Suzy Black Director of Diversity
Andrew Elphick Director - Open Innovation Internal Programmes
Matthew Coupe Director Market Structure
Jeremy Takle Managing Director of Branded Consumers
Nicole Sandler FinTech and Regtech - EMEA Legal Regulatory Policy and Affairs Lead
Jes Staley Group Chief Executive Officer
Anusha Dandapani Data Science lead
Reuben Jeffery Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors
Franklin Sonn Board Member
Chad Parker Managing Director and Head of Global Transportation
Esme Harwood Vice President, Public Policy
Jose Alatrista Head of HR Analytics and Insight
Ajwad Hashim Vice President, Innovation and Emerging Technology
Anurag Setty Lead Data Scientist
Tshepang Chilume Treasury Sales Manager, Barclays Bank Botswana
Paul Compton President of Barclays Bank PLC
Matt Cooney Vice President
Roger Davis Member of the Board of Directors
Shoomon Perry Director of Propositions - Savings, Investing, Retirement Planning and Inter Generational
Tim Breedon Non-Executive Director
James Staley CEO
Nicole Sandler Vice President (VP) Fintech and Resolution and Recovery Planning - EMEA Legal Lead
Brett StClair Head of Digital Product
Barry Simon Graham Vice President
Dan Roberts Managing Director, Head of Transaction Banking Products and Services
Pedro Solbes Míra Director
Alex Grant MD Global Fraud Risk
Vishal Morde Head of Data Science
Mark Ashton-Rigby Group Chief Operating Officer, Chief Executive Officer
Dambisa Moyo Non Executive Director
John Freame Co-Founder
Michael Rake Member of the Board of Directors
Tom Moulsdale Business Manager
James Woolf Managing Director
Richard Hite Director of Supply-Chain Finance
Aurelija Urbonaviciute VP Global Head of packaging and deployments - end user technologies
Geoff Meacham Managing Director - Senior Analyst Biotech & Pharma
Taranjit Jaswal Managing Director, Head of Corporate Banking
Adele Robertson Director, Insurance Propositions
Shrikant Ekbote VP, Design Principal
Sam Schlimper Head of Talent Acquisition
Caroline Ambrose Open Banking Director
Kirsty Rutter Managing Director, Chief Innovation Officer
Alistair Currie Head of Corporate Banking
Jesus Rogel-Salazar Director of Data Science, Analytics and Insight; People Analytics
Pooja Bansal AVP of Service Manager
Matt Pecot Managing Director
Darren Campili Vice Chairman, European Healthcare Investment Banking
Doug Dominiak VP, Fraud Management
Joanna Harris Propositions Manager
James Binns Managing Director, Global Head of Trade and Working Capital
Jenni Himberg-Wild Head of Team, FinTech and PSPs Coverage
Megan Caywood Managing Director - Global Head of Strategy
Jacquelyn Titus Managing Director
Ken Brown Chairman of Equity Capital Markets for Europe and the Middle East
Gregory Williams Managing Director
Robert Peck Chairman of Global Internet Investment Banking
Sagar Sambrani Vice President
Peter Brooks Chief Behavioural Scientist
Murali Nandigama Director of Engineering
Brian Farrey Managing Director
Naeem Azam VP Product Lifecycle Manager
Keith Ross Head of Mid Corporate, Midlands Region
Steven Poulter Head of Principal Structuring & Investments
Stephen Anthony CEO-Barclays Partner Finance
Natasha Kyprianides Portfolio & Digital Delivery Director, Barclays Partner Finance, UK
Jason Ryan Business Development - POS Financing
Matthew Attwell Director of Product, Fraud Technology
Jon Tracey Head of External Communications
James Quinn Managing Director, Global head of corporate communications
Na Wei Head of Leveraged Finance EMEA
Abhishek Joshi Vice President
Inderjit Bassi Chief Marketing Officer