Sir Peter Estlin was until recently a Senior Advisor to Barclays plc, having been educated at King Edward's Witley and the University of Bristol. He trained as a Chartered Accountant, becoming a partner with Coopers & Lybrand in 1993.
The majority of his career has been spent in Banking, initially as CFO for Salomon Brothers Asia, then CFO for Citigroup's Investment and Corporate Banking divisions in New York and London. He joined Barclays in late 2008 as Group Financial Controller and has been CFO of the Retail & Business Banking and Non-Core divisions as well as Acting Group CFO.
He is an independent member of HM Treasury's Audit Committee, as well as Chairman of two not-for-profit organisations, and a Trustee of Morden College and Trust for London. His past non-executive appointments include British Airways International Advisory Board (from 2007 to 2015, Chairman from 2013 to 2015) and London Fairness Commission (Commissioner from 2015 to 2017).
He is an Alderman of the City of London and has served the City of London as Sheriff (from 2016 to 2017) and the 691st Lord Mayor (from 2018 to 2019).