Director of Policy, Public and Industry Affairs, SABMiller plc
Barry joined SABMiller as Director of Policy, Public and Industry Affairs in 2013. He leads the Industry Affairs team and is a member of the Corporate Affairs Leadership Council.
Before joining SABMiller Barry worked for Centrica, the owners of British Gas, where he was Director of Public Affairs and European Policy responsible for the Group’s UK and EU public affairs activity, and was a member of the Centrica leadership team. His previous roles include working as a Campaigns Officer at a transport pressure group before moving to a political consultancy where he advised clients on a range of transport and environmental issues.
Barry studied Politics and Parliamentary Studies at the University of Leeds, specialising in public policy and comparative lobby processes. During this period he worked for a US Congressman and Member of the UK Parliament.