Group General Counsel and Company Secretary
Appointed: 1 November 2017
Relevant skills and experience
Stephen joined Barclays in November 2017 as Group Company Secretary and was subsequently appointed Group General Counsel in August 2020, in addition to his role as Company Secretary. Before joining Barclays Stephen served as the Group Company Secretary and Deputy General Counsel of SABMiller plc, and prior to this, he practised law as a partner in a law firm in South Africa, and subsequently in corporate law and M&A at Hogan Lovells in the UK. Stephen has extensive experience in corporate governance, legal, regulatory and compliance matters. Stephen serves as Vice Chair of the GC100, the association of General Counsel and Company Secretaries working in FTSE 100 companies, and has previously served as Chairman of the ICC UK’s Committee on Anti-Corruption.