Tim Breedon

Tim Breedon CBE

Non-Executive Director

Tim was appointed to the Board as a Non-Executive Director in November 2012.

Tim held a number of roles at Legal & General Group plc (L&G) before joining its board as Group Director (Investments) and becoming Group Chief Executive, a position he held from January 2006 to June 2012.

Tim was a Director of the Association of British Insurers (ABI), and also served as its Chairman. He was also Chairman of the UK Government’s non-bank lending taskforce, an industry-led taskforce that looked at the structural and behavioural barriers to the development of alternative debt markets in the UK.

Tim was a director of the Financial Reporting Council and was on the board of the Investment Management Association. Tim has over 25 years of experience in financial services and has extensive knowledge and experience of regulatory and government relationships.

He brings to the Board the experience and knowledge of leading a financial services company, combined with an understanding of the UK and EU regulatory environment and risk management. His customer focus and understanding of investor issues, gained both at L&G and the ABI, is of particular relevance to Barclays.

Committee membership

Other current principal external appointments

  • Chairman, Apax Global Alpha Limited
  • Chairman, The Northview Group
  • Trustee, Marie Curie