Ana Perales

1st January, 1970

Ana Perales

Ana Perales is a Director in Barclays Ventures, a team created in 2018 focused on developing new business lines, promoting innovation and driving returns within Barclays.

Having worked in Barclays for 7 years on a number of roles, from operations to product development, she joined Moneysupermarket in 2010 to gather first-hand experience of a digital business. She returned to Barclays in 2011, ran the online investment execution only proposition for 4 years and in the past 4 years her focus has been on the role that Artificial Intelligence will have on the business, the economy and society as a whole. Ana runs a team focussed on upskilling, inspiring and connecting colleagues, people and communities on AI. They are set up to help the UK accelerate the responsible adoption of artificial intelligence technologies; empowering private and public sectors, organisations and individuals to seek the benefit of its potential, safely and responsibly. In addition, Ana is part of the Conception X Board, a venture builder that creates early stage deep tech start-ups from PhD students in leading universities. launched in the UCL Faculty of Engineering, and now supported by Barclays Eagle Labs.


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