Under UK company law, directors must promote the success of the company by exercising independent judgement with reasonable care, skill and diligence, while having regard to the long term consequences of their decisions.
Barclays’ Executive Directors are full-time employees of Barclays and form part of the management team.
They are responsible for the day-to-day management of our businesses and are supported by the Executive Committee.
The Non-Executive Directors are independent from Barclays’ management team. They are primarily responsible for constructively challenging the management team and monitoring the success of Barclays’ management team in delivering the agreed strategy within the risk appetite approved by the Board.
The Charter of Expectations sets out the role profiles, behaviours and competencies required for each role on the Board and its committees.