Group Chief Compliance Officer
Kirsty joined Barclays in July 2023 as the Group Chief Compliance Officer and a member of the Group Executive Committee, responsible for the oversight of Compliance and Reputation Risk and providing strategic and functional leadership to the Compliance function.
Before joining Barclays, Kirsty was at HSBC for four years with her final appointment being the Group Head of Compliance. During her time at HSBC, Kirsty held several senior Compliance roles including Compliance Chief Operating Officer and Compliance Chief of Staff. She has extensive in-house experience across the Compliance landscape, including seven years at UBS in a range of roles, latterly as the designated Chief Compliance Officer.
Kirsty began her career at Arthur Andersen and Deloitte, where she qualified as a Chartered Accountant and progressed through audit into advisory projects, with a focus on financial crime, regulatory investigations, and compliance and risk transformation programmes. Kirsty holds a BA (Hons) in Social & Political Sciences from Cambridge University, Peterhouse.