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Damian Payiatakis

Head of sustainable and impact investing


Damian leads Barclays e orts to guide individuals, families, and charities on how to invest both to protect and grow their assets and to make a positive contribution to our world. His team advises the rm’s private and public market specialists on how to incorporate ethical, responsible and impact approaches into their products, portfolios, and services. His team’s work has been recognised by the UK Cabinet O ce and Investment Week’s Sustainable Investment Awards, as well as the UK National Advisory Board on Impact Investing. Damian was part of the UK Government’s Taskforce on the topic and is a frequent commentator in publications such as Financial Times, CNN Money, Reuters, as well as a speaker at impact investing conferences. His work as an intrapreneur has featured in Harvard Business Review. Damian graduated from Brandeis University summa cum laude with Highest Honours. He also holds both a M.A. in International Economics & Finance from Brandeis International Business School and a M.Sc. in Organisational & Social Psychology from the London School of Economics.