Nigel Higgins

Nigel Higgins


Appointed: 1 March 2019

Relevant skills and experience

Nigel is a member of the Board and Chairman designate. He is also Interim Chairman of Barclays Bank PLC, subject to relevant approvals. Nigel has extensive experience in, and understanding of, banking and financial services, gained through a 36-year career at Rothschild & Co where he was most recently Deputy Chairman. Prior to that he was Chairman of the Group Executive Committee and Managing Partner of Rothschild & Co.  

He is a seasoned business leader with a strong track record in leading and chairing a range of organisations and in acting as a strategic adviser to multiple major international corporations and Governments. The breadth of Nigel’s knowledge and operational experience with international banking groups, building teams and culture, and growing businesses is hugely beneficial to Barclays. 

Key current appointments

  • Chairman, Sadler’s Wells
  • Non-executive Director, Tetra Laval International S.A.