Jeremy J. Wilson
Vice Chairman Corporate Banking, Barclays
Jeremy Wilson is Vice Chairman, Corporate Banking, responsible for Barclays’ representation on certain industry initiatives, as a representative of the financial services sector on global and regional industry bodies, & for engagement at Board or ExCo level with Barclays’ major corporate and institutional clients
He is Chair of the Data Sharing Principles Group (DSPG); Chair of the Whitechapel Think Tank (a forum on Distributed Ledger technologies for government, regulators and the private sector); and Chair of the Banking Industry Environment Initiative Working Group. He is also a Trustee of a number of charitable Trusts covering the banking industry and education in the UK and overseas.
Jeremy Wilson has been Chair of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC; Chairman, Barclays Bank Egypt; a Director of TheCityUK and Chair of TheCityUK Audit Committee; Chair of CHAPS Clearing Company Limited ; Chair, UK Government Engagement & Advisory Group; Chair of BAFT; a Board Director of BAFT and Chair of BAFT Nominations Committee ; Co-Chair of the BAFT Working Group on De-Risking; a Chair of the Barclays Group Credit Committee, a Director of Barclays Pension Funds Trustees Limited, a Director of the Bankers’ Benevolent Fund , Chair of the International Finance Conference (IFC) and Co-Chair of BAFT Europe Council.
In his early career with Barclays, Jeremy Wilson was responsible for the operational banking needs of Barclays’ financial institution clients and, before that, large corporate clients at the Group’s Head Office. He worked in the group’s credit risk unit following 10 years overseas – in the United States, as personal assistant to the Chairman of Barclays’ principal subsidiary; in Vanuatu, as manager of Barclays’ business there; and in Australia, as a corporate account executive. He began his career at Barclays as a graduate of Durham University on the group’s Management Development Program.
He was born in South Africa, brought up in Kenya, and now lives in England. He is married with four children.