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Barclays Names Isabelle Millat as Dual Head of Sustainable Finance for Global Markets and Europe

Barclays Names Isabelle Millat as Dual Head of Sustainable Finance for Global Markets and Europe

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Barclays announced the appointment of Isabelle Millat as Head of Sustainable Finance for Global Markets and Barclays Europe.

A critical element of Barclays’ Investment Bank strategy and net zero ambition is support for clients as they navigate the transition to a low-carbon economy.

Isabelle has close to two decades experience in the industry. She joins from Société Générale where she held several senior positions, most recently as Head of Sustainability for Global Markets. Prior to this, she worked for Capgemini Consulting.

Isabelle will join the Barclays Europe Executive Committee and the Sustainable Finance Management Team and be based in Paris.

We are committed to the delivery of our sustainable finance strategy across Global Markets, which includes capturing new opportunities to deepen client relationships,” says Adeel Khan, Barclays Head of Global Markets.

Our investment in top talent, exemplified by Isabelle’s appointment, is central to supporting our growth ambitions. This is a first-class team that is already executing and driving significant momentum for clients, particularly in securitization and municipal financing.

In this new role, Isabelle will lead the expansion of Global Markets’ sustainability proposition and be responsible for the development of the overall sustainable finance franchise for Barclays Europe. She will work closely with a wide range of teams within Global Markets including Equities, Fixed Income, Municipal Financing and Securitization.

The Award-winning Global Markets team were recently recognized with several wins in IFR’s annual Awards for Excellence programme, including Global Equity House, Europe Financial Bond House, Credit Derivative House, and Yankee Bond House.

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Barclays has a target to facilitate $1 trillion of Sustainable and Transition Financing by the end of 2030, encompassing the long-term Green, Social, Transition and broader Sustainable Financing requirements of clients. In 2023, Barclays Group facilitated $67.8bn of Sustainable and Transition Financing, of which $27.6bn was facilitated by Barclays Europe.

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