Johanna Sheppard

Independent Non-Executive Director | Management Board

Johanna Sheppard


Jo has a breadth of experience in financial services across investment banking, consumer lending, merchant acquiring and payments.  She currently works for Barclays as Director of Compliance for the Global Corporate Bank focussed on Barclays' international corporate business, cash management, FX and payments (including fintech).  She attended Nottingham University where she obtained an LLB (Hons) degree in English law and American law, spending a year studying at the University of Texas in Austin.  Prior to joining Barclays, Jo worked for Clifford Chance LLP, in London and New York, and Deutsche Bank AG, in London.  

Born in Cardiff she attended Corpus Christi High School and then Millfield School, where she was Captain of Netball. Jo went on to play netball for South Glamorgan and Somerset counties, West of England and Wales at various age groups. She played badminton for Wales at age group level.  She is also a Board Member of the Sports Council for Wales and serves on their Audit Committee.

Jo lives in London and stays fit by doing yoga, running and cycling.

Jo is a member of the Management Board, Chair of the Panel Appointments and Review Committee (PARC) and a member of the Audit and Risk Committee (ARC) and the Workplace Strategy Group at Sport Resolutions (UK).