Barclays announces the appointment of Tim Luke as a Vice Chairman and Managing Director in its Technology, Media, and Telecommunications (TMT) Investment Banking team in New York.
Mr. Luke joins Barclays following three years as a senior adviser on Business, Innovation and Trade for British Prime Minister, David Cameron. In his role at 10 Downing Street, Mr. Luke has been involved in a range of policy development and business engagement activities.
Before taking his position at 10 Downing Street, Mr. Luke spent 18 years with Barclays and Lehman Brothers in New York. He served as a Managing Director and the Global Sector Head for Technology Equity Research. In this role he coordinated the top-ranked (by Institutional Investor) team of research analysts across Asia, Europe and the Americas. Mr. Luke was also a Number 1 -ranked analyst in polls by Institutional Investor and Greenwich Associates in three different sectors from 1999 to 2010.
Laurence Goldberg, Co-Head of Global TMT at Barclays, said, We re delighted to welcome Tim back to Barclays. He has excellent client relationships throughout the industry and on a global scale. He has had a remarkable career and the skills and experience he has acquired will be hugely beneficial to our clients worldwide, the TMT team, and the firm.
Barclays has also appointed Anuj Mathur as a Director in its TMT group in Menlo Park, California. Mr. Mathur, who joins from Deutsche Bank, has over 10 years experience in Investment Banking, specifically focused on the Internet sector. His hire is part of a broader expansion of the firm s Internet platform.
Mr. Luke is expected to join the firm in July 2014, and Mr. Mathur will join in August 2014.