Barclays Wealth & Investment Management is pleased to welcome Steve Clarke to its senior management team as Director of Offshore and Local Markets, based in the Isle of Man.
Steve takes up his new role at Barclays following the retirement of Island Director Ian Hodgkinson in December, after a 40 year career with the organisation. He joins from Lloyds where he has most recently served as Area Director, Mid Markets for the Thames Valley and South region.
Prior to his time with Lloyds, Steve spent a number of years with the RBS Group as well as at Barclays where he gained experience working as a Corporate Director in the UK and a number of International locations including Botswana, Seychelles and South Africa.
In addition to his extensive experience, Steve also holds a range of qualifications including a BSc (Hons) in Financial Services, a Port Graduate Diploma in Management and is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers. He is also in the process of undertaking a Masters in Banking Practice and Management.
In his new role, Steve will be responsible for the personal client and corporate businesses at Barclays Wealth & Investment Management in the Isle of Man, understanding the needs of a broad range of clients and creating opportunities to increase business and improve the service delivered. Steve’s remit will cover three main areas: intermediaries, corporates and personal banking.
Steve said: ‘I am delighted to be joining the senior management team at Barclays Wealth & Investment Management in the Isle of Man. I am very much looking forward to working with the teams across the various areas of the business to ensure that we are providing the support and level of service that our clients require and deserve. Our goal is to help people achieve their ambitions, whether they are colleagues, clients or business stakeholders.’
Managing Director of Barclays Isle of Man, Simon Scott, said: ‘I am very pleased to be able to welcome Steve to our team in the Isle of Man. He brings with him an impressive track record and both practical and relevant experience in the financial services industry which will be an invaluable addition to the business.’