Joe McGrath

Global Head of Banking

Appointed: 1 April 2019

Relevant skills and experience

Joe oversees the provision of financial advisory, capital raising, financing and risk management services to corporations, governments and financial institutions worldwide. Banking is comprised of the Coverage, Mergers and Acquisitions, and Capital Markets businesses.

Based in New York, Joe is Chair of the Banking Executive Forum, and is a member of the Barclays Group Executive Committee and US Executive Committees. He also serves on the board of Barclays’ US Intermediate Holding Company.

Joe is a steadfast advocate for diversity in the workplace, participating in numerous mentoring and sponsorship programs across the firm, with a particular focus on promoting emerging talent and women in Banking. He also sits on the Americas Citizenship Council, which oversees strategic programs to foster regional economic growth and opportunity, and is the senior sponsor for the Unreasonable Impact Program, one of Barclays’ flagship Citizenship programs.

Joe joined Barclays in 2006 from Goldman Sachs. He holds a BA in Economics from Colgate University and an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He currently serves on the Board of Trustees at Colgate University.


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