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Barry Townsley CBE

Chairman and Founding Partner

Hobart Capital Markets LLP

London, UK

Barry Townsley CBE
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Barry Townsley CBE’s Biography

Barry Townsley CBE Co-Founded Hobart Capital Markets LLP which was formed after Hobart Capital Markets Ltd was transferred in 2013, of which he was joint Founder. Alongside being Chairman and Founder Partner, he is responsible for running the business and developing business strategies.

Barry is a Director of Caprice Holdings Limited, Founder Member and Principal Sponsor of Stockley Academy, Hillingdon and Vice President of the Serpentine Gallery. He is Patron of Trinity Hospice London, President of the Weizmann Institute UK, one of the highest ranking multidisciplinary scientific research institutes in the world and sits on the Executive Committee of The Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel. He is also Chairman Phase 4, PBT and Cancer Development Board, UCLH.

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

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
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 is a co-educational secondary school in Hillingdon, Middlesex which offer state of the art facilities and only 30 minutes from central London.
William J. Clinton Foundation Insamlingsstiftelse
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 & inspire civic engagement.
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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.
Royal Trinity Hospice
Jan 2009 - Present
London, UK
Royal Trinity Hospice provides skilled, compassionate care &support to people with progressive, life-limiting illnesses and those close to them. Trinity support people living in central & south west London communities, at home and at the hospice.
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Barry Townsley’s Education