Barrie has over 25 years of banking experience in Europe, having previously held a number of positions with Lloyds Bank, Abbey National, BHF Bank and HSBC. Latterly, during his time in the Lloyds Bank corporate restructuring and workout environment, he was responsible for leading a dedicated London based team facing into the UK Hotel market.
Here he was able to restructure, relationship manage and execute disposal strategies for £1.5bn of debt across 25 customer relationships.
Barrie was a successful professional debt provider who combined a mixture of relationship banking with transactional and restructuring experience, to provide a complete range of services to borrowers. Prior to this he worked in the leveraged debt markets - origination, participation and syndication of senior debt, mezzanine and quasi equity, with responsibility for teams in the UK and across Europe.
With hotel industry experience from a client perspective and knowledge of the competitive market, he brings a depth of experience to Christie & Co's hotel team.