Ben Davey is CEO of Barclays Ventures, a newly formed business unit within Barclays created to drive growth by identifying, incubating and scaling innovative new business models.
In his current role, Ben is spearheading Barclays Ventures with a focus on the challenges and opportunities presented by the industrial revolution 4.0, partnering with and investing in deep-tech firms and start-ups. He is committed to achieving gender balance within Ventures, as well as working with and investing in an equal number of female founders.
In addition, he’s an advisory board member to the Masters in Law & Finance course at Oxford University and provides support to Conception X, a venture builder to create early stage deep-tech start-ups in leading universities. He is also a supporter of the NSPCC Concept Club, a charity initiative that uses innovation and technology solutions to find new ways to keep children safe.