Barclays appoints Katharine Braddick as Group Head of Strategic Policy

19 January 2022

Katharine Braddick is joining Barclays in March as Group Head of Strategic Policy and Advisor to the Group CEO. Katharine will define and execute Barclays’ Strategic Policy approach, aligning our Group strategy with a dynamic, complex multi-jurisdictional government and regulatory landscape. As the advisor to the Group CEO on Strategic Policy, Katharine will work closely with the Group Executive Committee on our strategy and our advocacy agenda.

Katharine was most recently the Director General for Financial Services at HM Treasury and had held a number of senior roles at the Bank of England and Financial Services Authority. Her extensive experience includes leading political negotiations on financial services legislation relating to Brexit as well as leading the reform and implementation of new prudential banking standards in the UK in the wake of the financial crisis.