Harry Harrison is the Vice Chair, responsible for the firm’s later-stage investments, merger and acquisition, and portfolio divestment strategy. He is a senior Financial Services executive with an established reputation in Investment Banking, Markets and Private Equity. He has built, managed, invested in and sold businesses across a broad range of global investment, corporate, retail, wealth, card and insurance products and markets. He has a long and successful track record of reengineering and driving businesses through technological innovation.
Most recently, as Head of the Non-Core division of Barclays Bank, Harry was responsible for the divestiture of £100 billion in risk weighted assets and the sale of 19 businesses across the globe. Prior to that, Harry was Co-Head of the Securities division of Barclays Investment Bank with direct oversight and responsibility for the Rates, FX, Commodities, Mortgages, Municipals, Prime Services and Global Portfolio and Risk Management businesses. He has represented Barclays as a member of the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) board of directors and served as Barclays’ representative on the board of the Global Financial Markets Association (GFMA). Additionally, he was the Executive Sponsor for the Barclays Women’s Initiative and the Parents and Family Network.
Harry has a BSc (Hons) in Economics from Warwick University, and an MPhil in Finance from Jesus College, Cambridge.