Antony Jenkins is a business leader and entrepreneur, who is passionate about the transformative power of technology to create a more diverse, open and fair banking system for all. He is Founder and Executive Chair of 10x Future Technologies Ltd, a company that promises to redefine how banks operate and engage with customers. Antony’s focus on driving innovation in the digital economy also extends to his role as Group Chairman of Currencies Direct, the leading UK non-bank provider of foreign exchange and international payment services and his role as board member of Blockchain, the world’s leading software platform for digital assets.
Antony is a strong believer in the need for businesses to support the future workforce to acquire the right skills to thrive in the digital era; his commitment to mobilising ethical and responsible business practices is recognised in his role as Chairman of Business in the Community, the Prince of Wales’ flagship charity, and Chair of the Institute for Apprenticeships, a new organisation established to promote three million high quality apprenticeships by 2020.
He was previously the Group CEO of Barclays plc for three years until July 2015, successfully positioning the bank as a leader in customer-facing technology under his tenure.
Antony holds an MA for the University of Oxford and an MBA from Cranfield.