Dr. Roger Barker

Project Coordinator

Dr. Roger Barker is Director of Policy and Corporate Governance at the Institute of Directors.

He is also Honorary Associate at the Centre for Ethics and Law at University College London, and the author of numerous books and articles on corporate governance and board effectiveness, including a new volume: ‘The Law and Governance of Decentralised Business Models: Between Hierarchies and Markets’ (Routledge, 2021).

A former investment banker, Dr. Barker spent almost 15 years in a variety of equity research and senior management roles at UBS and Bank Vontobel, both in the UK and Switzerland.

He has a doctorate from Oxford University and taught at Merton College, Oxford (2005-2008).

Prior to the UK’s departure from the EU, he represented UK Employers as a Member of the European Economic and Social Committee in Brussels (2015-2020).

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