Global Head of Markets
Co-President of Barclays Bank PLC (BBPLC)
C.S. Venkatakrishnan (“Venkat”) is Global Head of Markets, Co-President of Barclays Bank PLC (BBPLC), and a member of the Group Executive Committee of Barclays, based in New York.
Venkat leads our Credit, Equities, Macro, and Securitized Products businesses, and, together with Paul Compton, is responsible for overseeing the Corporate and Investment Bank, which comprises our global Banking, Markets and Corporate Banking businesses.
Prior to his appointment as Global Head of Markets and Co-President of BBPLC in October 2020, Venkat served as Chief Risk Officer at Barclays. Prior to joining Barclays in 2016, he worked at JP Morgan Chase from 1994, holding senior roles in Asset Management where he was Chief Investment Officer for approximately $200 billion in Global Fixed Income, as well as in Investment Banking, and in Risk.
Venkat is the executive sponsor for Embrace, the global multi-cultural network at Barclays.
Venkat holds S.B., S.M. and Ph.D. degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.