In late 2012, this British businessman became Group C.E.O. of the prominent financial & banking company Barclays. Previously, he had worked for Citigroup and had been a Visa Europe Ltd. board member.
After earning a bachelor's degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Oxford University, he received his MBA from Cranfield University's School of Management.
In the second decade of the 21st century, he embarked upon a speaking tour as a representative of the One Young World non-profit organization.
His marriage to Amanda Benson began in 1984 and produced two children.
He and fellow English businessman David Walker both held executive positions with Barclays.