Matt Hammerstein has been a member of the Money and Pensions Service Adult Advisory Group since its inception and sits on the Barclays Bank UK Board and UK Finance Board. Matt is also a member of the FCA Practitioner Panel.
Matt has been the CEO for Barclays Bank UK since April 2019, covering Retail Banking, Investments and Wealth UK, Business Banking and Barclaycard UK.
Prior to becoming CEO, Matt was Head of Retail Lending covering both the secured and unsecured lending businesses. Matt joined Barclays in 2004 as Director of Group Strategy, later progressing to become the Group Chief of Staff. Matt went on to manage Barclays Group Corporate Strategy and Corporate Relations, Barclays Customer and Client Experience in Retail and Business Banking and Barclays UK Retail Products and Segments.
Before Joining Barclays, Matt was a Senior Management Consultant at Marakon Associates where he worked for 12 years in the financial services, consumer products and energy sectors within the Americas and Europe.
Matt graduated with a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Yale University, and an MBA from the University of Chicago.