Tom is the SMF5 Chief Internal Auditor for Barclays Bank UK PLC, Barclays’s UK Ring Fenced Bank, taking up this role in April 2022. Tom initially joined Barclays Internal Audit (BIA) IA in 2002 and has held audit roles across a range of audit teams including as the BIA Portfolio Manager for audit coverage of the Compliance, Legal and HR functions, as well as pioneering BIA’s audit approach to Conduct Risk across wholesale and retail banking. Most recently Tom was BIA’s head of Audit Practices & Data Analytic, covering auditing methodology, learning, quality assurance and DA practices. Between 2006 and 2011 Tom led internal audit for GE Capital’s UK Mortgage Business. Tom is a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Internal Auditor, and has been actively involved with development the profession through public speaking, peer engagement and guidance material for the Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors.