Dambisa joined the Board in May 2010 as a Non-Executive Director.
She is an international economist and commentator on the global economy, with a background in financial services. After completing a PhD in Economics, she worked for Goldman Sachs in the debt capital markets, hedge funds coverage and global macroeconomics teams.
Dambisa has also worked for the World Bank and formerly served as a Non-Executive Director of Barrick Gold Corporation, Lundin Petroleum AB (publ), SABMiller plc and Seagate Technology plc. Dambisa’s background as an economist, in particular her knowledge and understanding of global macroeconomic issues and African economic, political and social issues, provides an important contribution to the Board’s discussion of Barclays’ business and citizenship strategy.
Other current principal external appointments
- Non-Executive Director, Chevron Corporation
- Non-Executive Director, 3M Company