Barclays board: a little too well rounded?
Did their extracurricular activities distract them from more important things?
A quick glimpse into the extracurricular activities of the board of Barclays suggests that they were probably all too a bit too busy being chairmen of the trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens and doing their Duke of Edinburgh Awards to give Barclays' Libor rates their full attention.
Here's a breakdown of the activities of some of the most well rounded of the 20 board members:
- Chairman, Board of Trustees of Colby College, Waterville, Maine
- Chairman, Old Vic Productions
- Trustee, The Mayor’s Fund for London
- Member of the Advisory Board, Judge Business School at Cambridge University
- Board Member, The Diamond Family Foundation
- Member of International Advisory Board, British-American Business Council
- Life Member of The Council on Foreign Relations
- Member, The Atlantic Council.
- Senior Independent Director of the British Broadcasting Corporation
- Chairman of the Trustees of The Royal Botanic Gardens.
- Chairman of the British Bankers' Association
- Business Ambassador for UK Trade and Investment (UKTI),
- Member of the Advisory Council of TheCityUK,
- Member of the Executive Committee of the IIEB
- Non-executive Chairman of Land Securities Group
- Non-executive Director at Man Group
- Independent Director of Paccar
- Non-executive Chairman of ISIS EP LLP
- Non-executive Director of Zurich Insurance Group.
- President of Eurelectric
- Director of AON corporation
- Director of ENDSEA SA
- Director of the Italian Institute of Technology
- Independent Director of RCS MediaGroup S.p.A.
- Fulvio is currently Chief Executive Officer
- General Manager of Enel SpA, the Italian energy group
Sir Michael Rake
- Director of the McGraw-Hill Companies.
- Chairman of BT Group.
- Chairman of easyJet.
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