Alison Higgins

Director, Head of Distribution and EFS Compliance , Barclays

Alison Higgins is a Director in Barclays’ Markets Compliance Division.  In this role she is largely focused on supporting the Market’s sales force globally in implementing and monitoring its policies, governance and control frameworks and advising on regulatory developments and compliance issues. Prior to taking on this role, Alison previously sat in both Barclays’s Banking Compliance and Banking Legal Divisions in London supporting the M&A, Equity Capital Markets and Debt Capital Markets businesses. Prior to joining Barclays, Alison was an associate for 5 years at Linklaters in London in the Equity and Debt Capital Markets Department.  Alison received her law degree from University Chicago Law School and her undergraduate degree from Harvard University.