Barclays' CEO investigated after trying to 'identify' whistleblower

Barclays' CEO investigated after trying to 'identify' whistleblower

Jes Staley, Barclays’ Chief Executive, is being investigated by regulators over apparent attempts to uncover the identity of a whistleblower last year.

The whistleblower, The Guardian reports, raised, “amongst other issues . . . concerns of a personal nature about the senior employee, Mr Staley’s knowledge of and role in dealing with those issues at a previous employer, and the appropriateness of the recruitment process followed on this occasion by Barclays”.

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