Robert McClatchey joined Barclays Capital in 1992 from KPMG where he had qualified as a chartered accountant in 1990. He spent 16 years in Private Equity and was Managing Director of Barclays Infrastructure Funds Management and a founding member of the Barclays Infrastructure Funds business before leaving in 2013 to concentrate on supporting business start-ups and voluntary work.
Of the 190 or so infrastructure investments made by the Barclays Infrastructure Funds since 1996, he led over 50 of them. These included establishing the University Partnership Programme (UPP) business resulting in over £1bn capital investment into student accommodation with its partner universities. Robert is now the Chairman of UPP.
Robert has an economics degree from King's College, Cambridge.