Claire O'Connor

Managing Director and Head of Loan Capital Markets @ Barclays

Claire O'Connor is a Managing Director and Head of Loan Capital Markets at Barclays. Ms. O'Connor is responsible for the origination and structuring of corporate and acquisition financings for major corporate clients, and with more than thirty years of experience in banking, she has been responsible for leading a number of the largest global capital raises in the industry.

Prior to joining Barclays in 2008, Ms. O'Connor built and ran the Acquisition Finance business for Lehman Brothers, having joined in 2005 from JPMorgan where she held a variety of positions. She serves on the Board of the Metro NY Chapter of the US National Committee for UN Women. Ms. O'Connor graduated from Mount Holyoke College with a degree in American Studies.

She also chairs the bank's Capital Commitments Committee and is a member of the Steering Committee for the Women's Initiative Network in the Americas.