Robert E. Diamond Jr. Is Chief Executive of Barclays Capital, the investment banking division of Barclays Bank PLC, and in August 2002 was appointed Chairman of Barclays Global Investors, the fund management business. He has been a member of the Barclays Executive management Committee since September 1997.
Mr. Diamond was formerly Vice Chairman and Head of Global Fixed Income and Foreign Exchange at CS First Boston. Based in New York, he was a member of the Executive Board and Operating Committee of CS First Boston and a member of the Board of Credit Suisse Financial Products.
A native of Concord, Massachusetts, USA, Mr. Diamond received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Colby College (1974), and an MBA from the University of Connecticut, where he ranked first in his class (1977). He is a member of the Board of Trustees, and Chairman of the Investment Committee at Colby College. He is married with three children.