Group Head of Public Policy and Corporate Responsibility
Sasha Wiggins is the Group Head of Public Policy and Corporate Responsibility, and Group Chief of Staff at Barclays, based in London. She is a member of the Group Executive Committee.
Sasha leads a multi-disciplined team who support the delivery of the bank’s strategy and are focused on helping Barclays act responsibly for the common good and the long term. She is responsible for the Public Policy agenda, working closely with governments, regulators, the media and key policymakers to deliver for Barclays customers, clients and stakeholders. Sasha is also accountable for the overall Sustainability agenda, including the bank’s commitment to aligning all its financing to the goals of the Paris Agreement, on the way to achieving the ambition to be a net zero bank by 2050.
Sasha joined Barclays in 2002, progressing through a number of roles in the Private Bank. In 2015 she was appointed CEO of Barclays Bank Ireland and subsequently became Head of East and South East for UK Corporate Banking in 2017. Sasha was appointed Group Chief of Staff in 2018, and assumed her current role in May 2020.
Sasha is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Securities & Investment. She is passionate about diversity with a particular focus on gender as well as all other forms of diversity.