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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

John McFarlane

68 2015 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

James Staley

60 2015 Group Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Gerald Grimstone

66 2016 Senior Non-Executive Independent Deputy Chairman of the Board

Tushar Morzaria

47 2013 Group Finance Director, Executive Director

Thomas King

2014 Chief Executive - Investment Bank

Maria Ramos

57 2014 Chief Executive - Barclays Africa Group

Amer Sajed

2015 Interim CEO of Barclaycard

Ashok Vaswani

56 2015 CEO, Barclays UK

Michael Harte

2014 Chief Operations and Technology Officer

Jonathan Moulds

Group Chief Operating Officer

Robert Le Blanc

48 2004 Chief Risk Officer

Bob Hoyt

2013 Group General Counsel

Tristram Roberts

2015 Group Human Resources Director

Michael Roemer

51 2014 Group Head - Compliance

Lawrence Dickinson

58 2002 Company Secretary

Michael Ashley

61 2013 Non-Executive Independent Director

Timothy Breedon

58 2012 Non-Executive Independent Director

Diane de Saint Victor

61 2013 Non-Executive Independent Director

Crawford Gillies

59 2014 Non-Executive Independent Director

Reuben Jeffery

62 2009 Non-Executive Independent Director

Dambisa Moyo

47 2010 Non-Executive Independent Director

Diane Schueneman

63 2015 Non-Executive Independent Director

Stephen Thieke

69 2014 Non-Executive Independent Director

Frits van Paasschen

54 2013 Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

John McFarlane

Mr. John McFarlane OBE is Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. John is a former CEO of Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited with extensive financial services experience across retail, commercial and investment banking, gained both globally and in the UK. John has a proven track record of implementing cost reduction, cultural transformation and driving through strategic change; most recently demonstrated during his time as chairman of Aviva plc. He is also an experienced non-executive director and chairman. John became Chairman at the conclusion of the April 2015 AGM. He became Executive Chairman in July 2015 and held this position until 1 December 2015, when he resumed the role of Chairman. Other principal appointments: Old Oak Holdings Limited; Westfield Corporation; Chairman, The CityUK.

James Staley

Mr. James E. Staley (Jes) has been appointed as Group Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of Barclays PLC, effective 1 December 2015. Jes has nearly four decades of extensive experience in banking and financial services. He worked for more than 30 years at JP Morgan, initially training as a commercial banker, and later advancing to the leadership of major businesses involving equities, private banking and asset management, and ultimately heading the company’s global investment bank. Most recently, Jes served as managing partner at BlueMountain Capital. These roles have provided him with a vast experience in leadership and he brings a wealth of investment banking knowledge to the Board.

Gerald Grimstone

Sir Gerald E. Grimstone has been appointed as Senior Non-Executive Independent Deputy Chairman of the Board of the Company., effective 1 January 2016. Sir Gerry brings to the Board a wealth of investment banking, financial services and commercial experience gained through his senior roles at Schroders and his various former board positions. Sir Gerry has global business experience across the UK, Hong Kong, the Middle East and the US. Sir Gerry has significant experience as a nonexecutive director and chairman. He is currently the chairman of Standard Life plc, independent non-executive board member of Deloitte LLP and the lead non-executive at the Ministry of Defence. Other principal appointments: Financial Services Trade and Investment Board; The Shareholder Executive.

Tushar Morzaria

Mr. Tushar Morzaria has been appointed as a Group Finance Director, Executive Director of Barclays PLC., effective October 15, 2013. Tushar joined Barclays in 2013 having spent the previous four years in senior management roles with JP Morgan, most recently as the CFO of its Corporate & Investment Bank. Throughout his time with JP Morgan he gained strategic ?nancial management and regulatory relations experience. Since joining the Board he has been a driving influence on the Group’s strategic cost programme and managing the Group’s capital plan, particularly in response to structural reform.

Thomas King

Mr. Thomas King has been appointed as Chief Executive - Investment Bank of Barclays PLC., effective May 1, 2013. Tom joined Barclays in December 2009 as Head of Investment Banking Division, EMEA, and Co-Head of Global Corporate Finance. In April 2012, he assumed additional responsibility for jointly overseeing the newly combined Corporate Finance/M&A teams. He was appointed Deputy Head of Investment Banking Division in October 2012. His transit to the Global Head of IBD involved him moving to the US in Q1 of 2013. Tom joined Salomon Brothers in 1989 and moved to London in 1999 when he was appointed global head of M&A. He was named head of EMEA IBD for Citi in 2005, and head of the combined Corporate and Investment Banking business in 2008. Throughout his career, he has led numerous marquee M&A and strategic financing transactions. Tom graduated from Bowdoin College with a BA in Economics, Magna Cum Laude, and has an MBA in Finance with Distinction from The Wharton School.

Maria Ramos

Ms. Maria Ramos is a Chief Executive - Barclays Africa Group of Barclays PLC since 2009. Prior to joining Absa in March 2009, she was Group Chief Executive of Transnet Ltd, the state-owned South African freight transport and logistics service provider, for five years. This was after successfully serving as Director-General of the National Treasury for seven years. She has in the past served as a Non-Executive and Independent Director on the Boards of Sanlam Ltd, Remgro Ltd and SABMiller PLC. She currently serves on the Board of Richemont SA, the Executive Committee of the World Economic Forum’s International Business Council and the Executive Committee of Business Leadership South Africa.

Amer Sajed

Mr. Amer Sajed is Interim CEO of Barclaycard of the Company. Amer Sajed was appointed interim Chief Executive Officer for Barclaycard, the global consumer payments business of the Barclays Banking Group, in May 2015. Barclaycard is a top ten global payments company with over 11,000 employees, 30m customers and more than 300,000 business clients. In 2014, Barclaycard processed payments globally with a value of more than £250bn. Prior to his appointment as interim CEO for Barclaycard Amer served as Chief Executive Officer for Barclaycard US, the payments arm of Barclays in the United States. During his five years leading the US business it doubled in size to rank as one of the top ten credit card companies locally. Amer joined Barclaycard in August of 2006. Before assuming the US post, he was Chief Executive Officer for UK Cards. From 2010 to 2012, Amer also oversaw Barclay’s South African cards issuing and acquiring businesses. Before coming to Barclaycard, Amer worked at Citigroup for 20 years in various roles – most recently overseeing the Travel & Affluent segment. Previously, he served in Senior Finance roles. Amer holds a master’s degree in business from New York University and a bachelor’s degree from Vassar College, and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.

Ashok Vaswani

Mr. Ashok V. Vaswani is CEO, Barclays UK of the Company. Ashok joined Barclays in 2010, managing the credit card business across the UK, Europe and the Nordics, becoming chairman of Entercard. He went on to manage Barclays in Africa and his most recent role was CEO for UK Retail and Business Banking. Prior to Barclays, Ashok was a partner at Brysam Global Partners, a New York City based private equity firm focused on building retail financial service businesses in emerging markets. Ashok spent 20 years with Citigroup working in Asia, Middle East, Central Asia, Europe and North America, his last position being CEO of the Global Consumer Bank in Asia Pacific. Ashok graduated from Bombay University, and has postgraduate degrees from both the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and the Institute of Chartered Secretaries of India. Ashok is on the advisory board of S. P. Jain Institute of Management and has served on the advisory board of Insead Singapore and Visa Asia Pacific. He is Founder Director of Lend-a-Hand, a non-profit organisation focused on economic development in India.

Michael Harte

Mr. Michael Harte is Chief Operations and Technology Officer of the Company. As an advocate of open systems, standardised and lean processes, Michael is always looking at applicable technologies and services to meet the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead for customers and the finance industry. He has a wealth of experience in business strategy and driving world-class operational and service excellence. Before joining Barclays, Michael was Group Executive of Enterprise Services and Chief Information Officer at the Commonwealth Bank of Australia Group (CBA), where he was responsible for group-wide retail and institutional banking systems and operations, brokerage, wealth and asset management systems. Together with his team, Michael transformed CBA into one of the most respected, customer focused and technology leading banks in the world: one of only 8 AA rated banks and top ten by market capitalisation. Lean process capability in itself led to 6% year on year productivity uplift, driving CBA to have one of the best cost to income ratios globally. In his earlier career, Michael held the posts of Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer, IT and Operations and Technology posts at PNC Financial Services (2001-2006, New York) and at Citigroup (1996-2001, London and New York). Educated in New Zealand, Michael then went on to complete his Masters degree in Systems Management (with distinction) at New York University. Michael has an on-going relationship with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, to create advantage through open systems, information and enterprise architectures for business value.

Jonathan Moulds

Robert Le Blanc

Mr. Robert M. Le Blanc is a Chief Risk Officer of Barclays PLC. Robert has been the Chief Risk Officer for Barclays Group since 2004 having joined Barclays in 2002. As Chief Risk Officer Robert is responsible for developing and maintaining Barclays’ risk management capabilities, and managing the Risk function comprising a team of about 5,000 people across 30 countries. He has been a member of the Group Executive Committee since 2009 and was a member of the Board of the Absa Group (which is majority owned by Barclays) from 2008 until 2013. Prior to joining Barclays, Robert spent most of his career at JP Morgan in the capital markets, fixed income, emerging market and credit and risk management areas in New York and London.

Bob Hoyt

Mr. Bob Hoyt is Group General Counsel of Barclays PLC. Previously, Bob was at PNC Financial Services Group, where he was General Counsel and Chief Regulatory Affairs Officer, having previously served as Deputy General Counsel since 2009. Between 2006 and 2009, Bob served as General Counsel of the US Department of the Treasury, where he was the Chief Legal Officer of the department and a senior policy advisor to Secretary Henry M. Paulson, Jr. Among other responsibilities, he directed the US administration’s legal strategy for managing significant events in the financial markets, including the failures of Bear Stearns, Lehman Brothers, AIG, and the US auto industry; the conservatorship of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac; and the creation and implementation of the Troubled Asset Relief Program. Prior to that Bob served at the White House where he was Special Assistant and Associate Counsel to President George W. Bush. In that position, Bob was responsible for a variety of legal issues, including investigations and litigation, as well as legal and policy matters involving several executive branch departments and components of the Executive Office of the President. Earlier in his career, Bob was a partner in the Securities, Litigation and Corporate departments of the law firm of Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr (WilmerHale). At WilmerHale, Bob advised public and private companies and their executives on a variety of contested, investigative, transactional and regulatory matters. Bob also served multiple terms on WilmerHale’s Management Committee and Executive Committee, and was a Vice Chair of the firm’s Securities Department. Before joining WilmerHale, Bob clerked for Justice Herbert P. Wilkins of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court. Bob graduated from Cornell University with honours in 1986, and received his master’s degree and Juris Doctor degree, cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania in 1989.

Tristram Roberts

Mr. Tristram Roberts is Group Human Resources Director of the Company. Tristram joined Barclays in July 2013 as HR Director for the Investment Bank. He expanded his remit in May 2014 to include HR responsibilities for Barclays Non-Core, and became the Group HR Director in December 2015. Prior to Barclays, Tristram was Head of Human Resources for Global Functions and Operations & Technology at HSBC, as well as Group Head of Performance and Reward. Previously, he was Group Reward and Policy Director for Vodafone Group plc. Tristram began his career in consulting. He became a partner with Arthur Andersen in 2001 and was subsequently a partner with both Deloitte and KPMG.

Michael Roemer

Mr. Michael E. Roemer is the Group Head - Compliance of Barclays Plc. He has a BS degree in Accounting from St. John’s University and completed the Tuck Executive Program at the Tuck School of Dartmouth College in 1998. Michael joined Barclays from CIT Group where he was the Chief Auditor, reporting directly to the Board Audit Committee and having global responsibility for CIT Group’s internal audit function. Michael has 27 years’ experience in internal audit, with 23 years of that time spent at JPMorgan Chase. Michael currently serves on the Advisory Board of the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Metro New York and is Audit Committee Chair. He serves on the Board of Directors of Ronald McDonald House of New York, Inc. and is Audit Committee Chair. In 2016, the LGBT Agenda (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) announced Mike’s appointment as the new ExCo sponsor.

Lawrence Dickinson

Mr. Lawrence Dickinson is Company Secretary of the Company. Since joining Barclays as a graduate in 1979, Lawrence has worked in a number of roles, including as Chief of Staff to the CEO and as the Private Bank’s Chief Operating Of?cer. Lawrence is a member and Treasurer of the GC100, the Association of General Counsels and Company Secretaries of the FTSE100. In August 2015 Lawrence also became Group Chief of Staff to the Chairman.

Michael Ashley

Mr. Michael Ashley is Non-Executive Independent Director of Barclays PLC effective September 18, 2013. Mike has deep knowledge of auditing and associated regulatory issues, having worked at KPMG for over 20 years, where he was a partner. Mike was the lead engagement partner on the audits of large financial services groups including HSBC, Standard Chartered and the Bank of England. While at KPMG, Mike was Head of Quality and Risk Management for KPMG Europe LLP, responsible for the management of professional risks and quality control. He also held the role of KPMG UK’s Ethics Partner. Other principal appointments: ICAEW Ethics Standards Committee; European Financial Reporting Advisory Group’s Technical Expert Group; Chairman, Government Internal Audit Agency; Charity Commission; International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants.

Timothy Breedon

Mr. Timothy J. Breedon is Non-Executive Independent Director of Barclays PLC., effective November 1, 2012. Tim joined Barclays after a distinguished career with Legal & General, where, among other roles, he was the group chief executive until June 2012. Tim’s experience as a CEO enables him to provide challenge, advice and support to the Executive on performance and decision-making. Tim brings to the Board extensive financial services experience, knowledge of risk management and UK and EU regulation, as well as an understanding of the key issues for investors. Other principal appointments: Marie Curie Cancer Care; Chairman, Apax Global Alpha Limited.

Diane de Saint Victor

Ms. Diane de Saint Victor has been appointed as Non-Executive Independent Director of Barclays PLC effective 1 March 2013. Diane holds the roles of executive director, general counsel and company secretary of ABB Limited, a listed international power and automation technologies company. Diane’s legal background, combined with her knowledge of regulatory and compliance requirements, bring a unique perspective to the discussions of the Board and its Committees.

Crawford Gillies

Mr. Crawford Gillies has been appointed as Non-Executive Independent Director of Barclays PLC effective May 1, 2014. Crawford has extensive business and management experience, gained with Bain & Company and Standard Life plc. These roles have provided him with experience in strategic decision-making and knowledge of company strategy across various sectors and geographical locations. Crawford has also held board and committee chairman positions during his career, notably as chairman of the remuneration committees of Standard Life plc and MITIE Group PLC. Crawford intends to retire from his position at Standard Life plc in 2016. Other principal appointments: SSE plc; Control Risks Group Holdings Limited.

Reuben Jeffery

Mr. Reuben Jeffery, III, is a Non-Executive Independent Director of Barclays PLC since July 16, 2009. Reuben has extensive financial services experience, particularly within investment banking and wealth management, through his role as CEO and president of Rockefeller & Co. Inc. and Rockefeller Financial Services Inc. and his former senior roles with Goldman Sachs, including as the managing partner of the Paris office. His various government roles in the US, including as chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, provides the Board with insight into the US political and regulatory environment. Other principal appointments: International Advisory Council of the China Securities Regulatory Commission; Advisory Board of Towerbrook Capital Partners LP; Advisory Board of J. Rothschild Capital Management Limited; Financial Services Volunteer Corps; The Asia Foundation.

Dambisa Moyo

Dr. Dambisa F. Moyo Ph.D., is a Non-Executive Independent Director of Barclays PLC since May 1, 2010. Dambisa is an international economist and commentator on the global economy, having completed a PhD in economics. Dambisa has a background in financial services and a wide knowledge and understanding of African economic, political and social issues, in addition to her experience as a director of companies with complex, global operations. Other principal appointments: SABMiller Plc; Barrick Gold Corporation; Seagate Technology plc.

Diane Schueneman

Ms. Diane L. Schueneman is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Diane joined Barclays after an extensive career at Merrill Lynch, holding a variety of senior roles. Diane brings a wealth of experience in managing global, cross-discipline business operations, client services and technology in the financial services industry. Diane’s experience is a good addition to discussions of the Board and the Board Risk Committee.

Stephen Thieke

Mr. Stephen G. Thieke is Non-Executive Independent Director of Barclays PLC. Steve has significant experience in financial services, in both investment banking with JP Morgan, where among other roles he served as the chairman of the risk management committee, and in regulation, through roles with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and the Financial Services Authority. Steve also has significant board experience, having served in both executive and non-executive director roles in his career.

Frits van Paasschen

Mr. Frits D. van Paasschen has been appointed as Non-Executive Independent Director of Barclays PLC., effective August 1, 2013. Frits is an experienced director, having held the position of CEO and non-executive director in a number of leading global organisations, most recently as CEO of Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide, Inc. These roles have provided him with both a global business perspective and a clear understanding of key management issues, as well as experience of enhancing customer experience in a retail environment.