Barclays Corporate Banking

Barclays Corporate Banking

With dedicated, specialist insurance banking teams located around the globe, and a history of more than 30 years in the market, we’re ready to support your business. Our clients have access to ongoing support, industry knowledge and expertise from across Barclays.

Barclays Corporate Banking
1 Churchill Place, London E14 5HP
0808 256 4595*
+44 (0) 1606 827294
* Lines are open Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm. To maintain a quality service, we may monitor or record phone calls. Call charges and information



A solid relationship with your banking partner can make a big difference. Our teams in 11 major financial centres across the UK, Europe, Asia and the Americas can provide your business with experience, insights and solutions to help you realise your international ambitions, whilst supporting your needs.

We’ve been involved with the captive insurance industry since its origination in the 1960s, giving us a deep understanding of its complexities and needs. We match our global presence with local, on-the-ground knowledge to offer solutions that support captives’ financial objectives.

Our global corporate booking centres provide banking and investment expertise in stable, trusted jurisdictions. This gives you the flexibility to use our services from a location that suits your legal, political, sectoral and professional needs. We have teams covering key global captive jurisdictions including Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Dublin, Isle of Man and Guernsey.

We understand the insurance sector. We have specialist teams covering General and Life, Insurance brokers, Non-life speciality and Legacy. We draw on our global presence and our deep understanding of the sector to offer a range of products and solutions to fit your business needs

Our insurance clients have access to ongoing support, including industry knowledge and expertise from across Barclays. Along with your Relationship Director, who is your senior point of contact, you benefit from access to services from across the Barclays Group, including our Investment Banking specialists, leading banking and card payment platforms, and Private Bankers.

Through our extensive external networks, we can provide introductions to trade bodies and industry networks that can help your business’ next steps.

Areas of specialisation​:​

  • Corporate banking (please refer to our website for more details)



  • Bermuda
  • Cayman Islands
  • Dublin
  • Isle of Man and Guernsey
  • (please refer to our website for more details)

faisal-ansari.jpgFaisal Ansari, Head of Corporate Strategic Solutions
Faisal Ansari is Head of Corporate Strategic Solutions at Barclays, which includes Captive Insurance, Escrow, Securitisation Services and Corporate Banking in the Crown Dependencies. Faisal has worked with banks in four countries, managing regional business units and global product solutions. He holds a Finance degree from the University of Texas at Austin.

j-larkin.jpgJames Larkin, Head of Business Development, Captive Insurance
A Nottingham Trent University BA Honours graduate, James has 13 years’ experience in financial services, 11 with Barclays. He has held many roles in coverage and worked across different international markets including South and East Africa, Switzerland, Asia Pacific and most recently Cayman and Bermuda.

hafi-ali-1.jpgHafi Ali, Relationship Director, Financial Institutions Group
Hafi is responsible for managing and developing the Captive, (re) Insurance strategy and expanding and strengthening client relationships into our booking platforms in the Crown Dependencies.
Hafi has worked for Barclays for more than 20 years both in the UK and Overseas. Experienced across personal and non-personal client bases, covering clients in UK, MENA, India and Asia.

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