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Barry Townsley CBE

Chairman and Founding Partner

Hobart Capital Markets LLP

London, UK

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Barry Townsley’s Biography

Barry Townsley CBE co-founded Hobart Capital Markets LLP which was formed after Hobart Capital Markets Ltd was transferred in 2013. In addition to his roles as Chairman and Founding Partner, Barry is responsible for business strategy and running the company.

Barry is Non-Executive Chairman of Glantus, a Co-Vice Chairman of the Serpentine Gallery and a Director of Caprice Holdings Ltd. He is President of the Trustees of Weizmann UK and sits on the Executive Committee of The Weizmann Institute of Science, one of the top multi-disciplinary research institutions in the world. He is also Chairman Phase 4, PBT and Cancer Development Board, UCLH and a Patron of Trinity Hospice London. In 2021 Barry joined the Growth Board of Centrepoint, a charity that supports homeless young people with accommodation and associated support services.
Barry Townsley CBE co-founded Hobart Capital Markets LLP which was formed after Hobart Capital Markets Ltd was transferred in 2013. In addition to his roles as Chairman and Founding Partner, Barry is responsible for business strategy and running the company.

Barry is Non-Executive Chairman of Glantus, a Co-Vice Chairman of the Serpentine Gallery and a Director of Caprice Holdings Ltd. He is President of the Trustees of Weizmann UK and sits on the Executive Committee of The Weizmann Institute of Science, one of the top multi-disciplinary research institutions in the world. He is also Chairman Phase 4, PBT and Cancer Development Board, UCLH and a Patron of Trinity Hospice London. In 2021 Barry joined the Growth Board of Centrepoint, a charity that supports homeless young people with accommodation and associated support services.

Barry Townsley’s Background

Hobart Capital Markets LLP
Chairman and Founding Partner
Jan 2005 - Present
London, UK
Barry is Chairman and Founding Partner of Hobart Capital Markets, Managing the Business and Developing Strategies. Hobart, prides itself on offering anonymity and first class execution in global markets. Headquartered in London, Hobart offer a wide-range of services.

Current Board Positions

Glantus
Non-Executive Chairman
May 2021 - Present
London, UK
Glantus is a provider of accounts payable automation and analytics solutions. In May 2021 Glantus successfully floated on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange.
Serpentine Galleries
Co-Vice Chairman
Jan 2006 - Present
London, UK
The Serpentine has presented pioneering exhibitions of thousands of contemporary artists since its opening in 1970, showing a wide range of work from emerging practitioners to the most internationally recognised artists & architects of our time.
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Previous Board Positions

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Stockley Academy Hillingdon
Founder Member and Principal Sponsor
Jan 2000 - 2017
London, UK
Stockley Academy was a co-educational secondary school in Hillingdon, Middlesex.
William J. Clinton Foundation Insamlingsstiftelse
Director
Jan 2010 - 2016
Stockholm, SE
The William J. Clinton Foundation works with partners across the United States and around the world to create economic opportunity, improve public health and inspire civic engagement.
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Philanthropy

Centrepoint
Growth Board Member
2021 - Present
Centrepoint is a charity that provides support and housing for homeless young people in London and throughout the UK. The charity provides over 1,200 beds for children and young adults as well as additional support services including a mental health team.
UCLH Charity NHS Foundation Trust
Chairman Phase 4, PBT and Cancer Development Board
Jun 2020 - Present
London, UK
UCLH Charity NHS Foundation Trust is the official charity supporting University College London Hospitals (UCLH) NHS Foundation Trust. The charity aims to improve and enhance patient care at UCLH. Donations support patients, staff, equipment and research.
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Barry Townsley’s Education