Our Investment Experts

Our experts are considered authorities in their field, so they’re the right people to provide you with the type of insights which can help you make smarter investing decisions. Learn more about their specialities below, as well as why they’re considered experts, and keep an eye on the Investment news and articles section of Barclays Smart Investor for their latest articles.

Clare Francis – Director of Savings and Investments

Clare is a director of Savings and Investments, having joined Barclays in October 2015. Her background is in financial journalism with over 15 years’ experience of covering consumer finance. Clare started her career at The Times in 1999.

William Hobbs – Chief Investment Officer

William Hobbs is Chief Investment Officer for Barclays Investment Solutions and has close to 20 years’ experience in the financial sector.

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Investment News & Articles

Keeping up to speed with the issues that could affect your investments is important for all smart investors. Read our latest articles to discover topical economic and market insight, investment ideas, and some of the trends which are shaping the world today.

Quarterly Market Insights with Clare Francis

In this brand new video series, Director of Savings & Investments Clare Francis and her team of investment experts set out to simplify all the goings-on across financial markets over the past three months.