Mike Ashley

Mike Ashley


Appointed: 18 September 2013

Relevant skills and experience

Mike has deep knowledge of accounting, auditing and associated regulatory issues, having previously worked at KPMG for over 20 years. Mike’s former roles as the lead engagement partner on the audits of large financial services groups including HSBC, Standard Chartered and the Bank of England, as Head of Quality and Risk Management for KPMG Europe LLP and as KPMG UK’s Ethics Partner enable the Board to benefit from Mike’s expertise in management of professional risks, quality control and understanding of ethical issues. His current Board and Committee positions outside of Barclays also support this.

Key current appointments

  • Member, Cabinet Office Board
  • Member, International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants
  • Member, ICAEW Ethics Standards Committee
  • Member, Charity Commission

Committee membership