Shay is the Vice President for Channel Strategy at Barclaycard and he also leads the Male Allies initiative, set up in June 2016, aimed at involving more men in the gender agenda.
Shay joined Barclays in 2007, starting his career in retail banking having just turned 17 and quickly became one of the youngest Branch Managers for Barclays at the age of 19. Since then, he has held various roles across multiple parts of the Barclays group, including retail banking, business banking, business propositions, and most recently, business strategy at Barclaycard.During his career to date, Shay has championed both gender equality & the LGBT agenda, by establishing the Male Allies initiative across the U.K & leading key LGBT events for Barclays.