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Group CEO of Barclays Plc to visit SBS

  Mar 9, 2012

Bob Diamond, the Group CEO of Barclays Plc will give a keynote session on ‘Lessons Learnt: Working towards sustained economic growth post the global financial crisis’ at Strathmore Business School on Monday 12th March 2012 from 2:45 pm.

Previously, he was President of Barclays PLC and Chief Executive of Corporate & Investment Banking and Wealth Management, comprising Barclays Capital, Barclays Corporate, and Barclays Wealth.

He is an Executive Director of the Boards of Barclays PLC and Barclays Bank PLC and has been a member of the Barclays Group Executive Committee since 1997. He joined the firm in 1996.

Bob is also a Board Member of BlackRock following the integration of Barclays Global Investors.

Prior to Barclays, Bob was Vice Chairman and Head of Global Fixed Income and Foreign Exchange at CS First Boston, where he was also a member of the Executive Board and Operating Committee. Previously, he was Managing Director and Head of Fixed Income Trading at Morgan Stanley International, spending 13 years with the firm.

Bob began his career as a lecturer at the School of Business, University of Connecticut.

A native of Concord, Massachusetts, Bob received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Colby College in Maine (1974) and an MBA from the University of Connecticut, where he ranked first in his class (1977). He was awarded Doctor of Humane Letters from the University of Connecticut in 2006 and Doctor of Laws from Colby College in 2008.

His external affiliations include:

  • Chairman, Board of Trustees of Colby College, Waterville, Maine
  • Chairman, Old Vic Productions, Plc
  • Trustee, The Mayor’s Fund for London
  • Member of the Advisory Board, Judge Business School at Cambridge University
  • Board Member, The Diamond Family Foundation
  • Member of International Advisory Board, British-American Business Council
  • Life Member of The Council on Foreign Relations
  • Member, The Atlantic Council
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