Mark Ashton-Rigby

Mark Ashton-Rigby

Group Chief Operating Officer, Chief Executive Officer, BX

In his role as Group Chief Operating Officer, Mark is responsible for Barclays Operations and Technology, leading on the ambition to be a world-class provider of simple, efficient, innovative and secure Operation and Technology services to Barclays’ trading entities, generating sustainable growth and returns. Mark’s responsibilities also include Real Estate, Controls, and the Chief Data Office.  

Mark is also Chief Executive Officer, Barclays Execution Services (BX). In that capacity, Mark leads the continuous enhancement of Barclays’ operating structure, to drive efficiency across the organisation and generate excellent outcomes for our customers and clients.

Mark joined Barclays in September 2016 as Group Chief Information Officer. In this role, Mark was responsible for the bank’s global technology systems and infrastructure, and led on the transformation of the technology foundations across our retail and wholesale businesses. The increased digitisation of our consumer offering demonstrates that our technology infrastructure and innovation capabilities are a competitive advantage for Barclays, building a compelling client value proposition.

Prior to joining Barclays, Mark was Chief Information Officer for JP Morgans’ Corporate and Investment bank. Prior to that, he held various Senior Technology roles at UBS and Deutsche Bank.

Mark holds a First Class B.A. and an M.A. in Mathematics from the Queen’s College, Oxford University.