Antony Jenkins

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Antony Jenkins
Occupation Former Group Chief Executive
Employer Barclays Bank plc

Antony Jenkins was group chief executive of Barclays Bank plc until he was ousted by the board of directors in July of 2015.[1] He took over the role in August 2012 after having previously been chief executive of Barclays’ retail and business banking business. He had been a member of the group executive committee since 2009.

In the summer of 2016 he registered a new business called 10X Future Technologies, of which he is the sole director.[2] The move is his first foray into the Fintech business.


Jenkins started his career at Barclays, where he completed the Barclays’ Management Development Programme, before going on to hold various roles in retail and corporate banking. He then moved to Citigroup, working in both London and New York, before rejoining Barclays as chief executive of Barclaycard.

He has represented Barclays as a non-executive director on the Board of Absa (now Barclays Africa Group). He was also on the Board of Visa Europe Ltd and the Board of Motability Operations Group plc.[3]


Jenkins holds a masters degree in PPE from Oxford and an MBA from the Cranfield Institute of Technology.[4]


  1. Barclays Fires Chief Executive Antony Jenkins. The Wall Street Journal.
  2. Ex-Barclays chief Antony Jenkins Sets up New Fintech Venture. The Telegraph.
  3. Antony Jenkins. Barclays Bank.
  4. Barclays' new chief executive Antony Jenkins: profile. The Guardian.