Mike Bagguley is the Chief Operating Officer of Investment Bank at Barclays a position he assumed from 2015, November. Prior to being promoted to this position, he had worked in several departments at Barclays from managing director and global head of U.S dollars derivatives trading to head of commodities and foreign exchange. In that case, his current position was as a result of hard work and the experience he has gained over the years and to be precise 14 years at Barclays. Mike Bagguley is a graduate of the University of Warwick where he attained his Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and graduated in the year 1988. His educational background explains his performance in the financial sector, especially where he works. His experience and expertise have contributed towards the bank’s achievements considering that he assumed various positions. Being accountable for all features of risks and tactical setting for Barclays worldwide, it has made Mike Bagguley to gain a lot of experience and courage to face any hardships in his work. He has as well been able to handle any crucial issues that the clients may bring forward considering that they are the backbone of any business.
Mike Bagguley is as well a representative shareholder director at LCH Group Holdings Limited and Clearnet Group Limited since 2011. Additionally, he has affiliations with his former school, the University of Warwick. All has not been rosy for Mike Bagguley as he had to play the role of a witness in a case that involved some of his co-workers who were charged with the rigging of rates. On his part, he was dragged through the mud by these events and had to convince the court that he was not involved in any of those allegations. In his position at Barclays, he has a responsibility to protect his reputation and the bank’s reputation as well and make sure this kind of event does not affect its activities adversely. Mike Bagguley, therefore, has a hard time to prove that he deserves his current position at Barclays though his prior contributions speak on his behalf as he has been productive and loyal to his employer.