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Chris Manners

Chris Manners

Visiting Scholar

Chris is a Managing Director at Barclays where he is Head of Investor Relations. He previously headed up the European Banks Research Team at Barclays, after several years as a research analyst covering the financial sector at Morgan Stanley and three years as a financial sector auditor at KPMG.


Banking, research, capital markets, UK.


Barclays, Managing Director, Head Of Investor Relations: March 2020 – present
Barclays, Research Analyst Co-head of European Banks Research Team: 2018–20
Morgan Stanley, Research Analyst covering UK banks: 2009–18
Morgan Stanley, Research Analyst covering Diversified Financials: 2004–09
KPMG, Auditor focusing on financial services: 2001–04


MSc, Chemistry, University of Oxford: 1996–2000.

Professional qualifications

Chartered Accountancy (ACA), Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW): 2004


Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) 


Thomson Earnings Estimator Awards:

  • European Banks #1: 2015
  • UK Financials #1: 2015

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