Nigel Higgins is Chairman of Barclays PLC, with extensive experience in banking and financial services, gained through a 36-year career at Rothschild & Co, where he was most recently Deputy Chairman. Prior to that he was Chairman of the Group Executive Committee and Managing Partner of Rothschild & Co.
He is Chairman of Sadler’s Wells, the world’s No. 1 venue dedicated to international dance, and a non-executive director of Tetra Laval Group, a major global group focused on technologies for the efficient production, packaging and distribution of food. He is a member of, and co-head of the UK group of, the Trilateral Commission, a non-governmental forum bringing together leaders from business, politics and civil society with a view to addressing major challenges of today.