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Jes Staley

Jes Staley

Group Chief Executive Officer

Jes Staley joined Barclays as Group Chief Executive on 1 December 2015.

Jes has nearly four decades of extensive experience in banking and financial services. He worked for more than 30 years at JPMorgan Chase, initially training as a commercial banker, and later advancing to the leadership of major businesses involving Equities, Private Banking and Asset Management, and ultimately heading the company’s global Investment Bank. Most recently, Jes served as Managing Partner at BlueMountain Capital.

Jes holds a BA in Economics from Bowdoin College.   

Other current principal external appointments

  • Board Member, Bank Policy Institute
  • Board Member, Institute of International Finance 

Committee memberships

  • Group Executive Committee, Chairman