Meet the team

Introducing our high-growth experts

Meet our leadership team, who will use their understanding of the entrepreneurial journey to bring together the best of Barclays' solutions for you.

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Meet just a few of our High Growth & Entrepreneur team. They’re supported by a UK-wide network of business experts, waiting to help you.

Richard Heggie, Head of High Growth & Entrepreneurs
Richard Heggie is Head of High Growth & Entrepreneurs at Barclays, supporting fast growing UK start-ups and their founders. In his role, he looks after a team dedicated to accelerating the growth UK scale-ups. Prior to this, Richard held a number of roles within Barclays Investment and Barclays Wealth Banking teams. Before joining us, he worked for Merrill Lynch. Richard was recently appointed as an Associate in Entrepreneurship for the Cambridge Judge Business School.

Sean Duffy, Head of Industry
Sean is a Managing Director at Barclays Corporate and is responsible for financing and risk management solutions to the TMT and High Growth sector. This covers the FTSE250, AIM and their private equivalents. Sean’s team focuses on fast-growth entrepreneurial-led or VC-backed companies.

Michael Hartig, Head of Specialist Teams
Michael leads the Specialist Teams for Barclays Business Banking across the UK. He is responsible for the teams with a focus on internationally trading clients, Property clients, the Business Development Managers, as well as the High Growth & Entrepreneur segment. He is also accountable for a number of national growth initiatives for Business Banking. Michael is based out of our Manchester office, and has over 25 years of experience in banking, relationship management and leadership roles. He has a degree in Management and Engineering, as well as an MBA. 

Juliet Rogan, Head of High Growth & Entrepreneurs Coverage
Juliet leads a national team of High Growth Relationship Directors focused on supporting companies scale from start-up to exit. Over the last 6 years, Juliet has worked across Barclays Corporate and Investment bank, specialising in the Tech Media and Telecoms Sector and played an integral role in building our high growth franchise and venture debt product. Previously Director for our Technology, Media and Telecoms team, she's worked with some of the most exciting tech companies in London including Blippar, Kano and Swiftkey. She joined Barclays in 2010 after qualifying as an accountant at KPMG.

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