Mr. John McFarlane is a Chairman at Barclays Bank Plc and TheCityUK, a Group Chairman at Barclays Plc, and a Member at European Financial Services Round Table, Institut Internationale d'Etudes Bancaires and The Financial Services Trade & Investment Board.
He is on the Board of Directors at Unibail-Rodamco SE and Old Oak Holdings Ltd.
Mr. McFarlane was previously Chairman of Aviva plc, FirstGroup plc, and the Australian Bankers Association. In his earlier career, he was Chief Executive Officer of Australia and New Zealand Banking Group for 10 years, and prior to that Group Executive Director of Standard Chartered plc, and Head of Citibank in the UK. His other former Non-Executive Directorships include The Royal Bank of Scotland, Capital Radio and the Council of The London Stock Exchange.
He has an MA from the University of Edinburgh, and an MBA from Cranfield, and studied finance at the London Business School.
He has banking and securities fellowships in Hong Kong, Australia and the UK.