Harry Harrison was employed at Barclays in London for more than 20 years. His most recent role there was as the head of Barclays Non-Core. He was in that position from 2014 until 2017. Harry’s expertise is in investment and trading, and he has spent many years as a derivatives trader. He has also managed teams of traders in fixed income sales and trading.
His collegiate studies were in the fields of economics and finance. Harry knew that his career path would revolve around both, and he couldn’t imagine doing anything else. He is now in the US, and he is currently living in New York with his wife and their two children. Harry Harrison is enjoying his time at home with his eight year old and five year old, and he has been pursuing his interest in golf, reading, yoga, and other hobbies. He is also contemplating what he would like to do next in his career.
His wife, Amy Nauiokas, is the president of a digital financial service and advisory company named Anthemis Group. Amy is the founder of the New York-based firm. The couple does a great deal of traveling for business and pleasure. Harry Harrison decided it was time for him to break off from the bank and explore other opportunities. He has dedicated much of his time to consulting and advising entrepreneurs. The entrepreneurs and their new startups are in the specialized fields of venture capital and private equity. He also enjoys spending much of his time with Amy and partaking in her entrepreneurial endeavors for her own company.
He attributes”diversity, humility, and collaboration”as a vital part of creating exciting new ideas, especially in the area of financial services. He likes to gather different points of view from others who can offer their own perspective on creating potentially big ideas. His interests remain strongly within the financial technology and the financial services sector and the new companies that are emerging in the Information Age.
Harry explains how he first became interested in yoga. It is still new to him, and he only recently deciding to give it a try for himself. His wife, as well as coaches and doctors, recommended yoga to Harry to increase his flexibility and to reduce his sports-related injuries. Amy also believes in the benefits of its spiritual side that promote deep breathing and meditation for stress reduction.
So far in his career, Harry Harrison has nearly three decades of financial experience. Harry earned a Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Warwick. He then attended the University of Cambridge, and there he achieved a Master of Philosophy.