Phanos Theophanous is a Managing Director and Co-Heads the Strategic Clients & Family Offices for Global Growth Markets for the Private Banking division of Barclays, based in London. He is responsible for leading the coverage and development of select strategic clients and coordinating the delivery of the bank’s full range of expertise, products and solutions across EEMEA, India and Asia to Ultra High Net Worth (UHNW) individuals, their investment entities, private wealth structures, family offices and corporates. He joined Barclays in October 2011 as a Managing Director in the UHNW team, covering Eastern Europe. He studied economics and mathematics in the UK. Upon completing his studies, he joined Deloitte in 2001 and was promoted to Partner in 2008. He has been a speaker at numerous international wealth management conferences and has published in academic journals. Since 2017 he has been included every year in the Spears 500 Top UHNW Advisers and Spears Wealth Management Index. He was named Leading Individual (Banker) at the WealthBriefing European Awards in 2019. He is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment, a Chartered Wealth Manager and holds a MBA from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business.