Jennifer Barker

Jennifer Barker is the Chief Human Resources Officer. She is also a member of Carlyle’s Leadership and Operating Committees. She is based in London.

Previously, Ms. Barker was International Head of Human Capital, where she partnered with businesses across Europe and Asia to ensure their HR objectives are aligned to the business strategy. She also provided advisory services to Carlyle investment teams, specializing in maximizing organizational, operational and leadership effectiveness across Carlyle’s European portfolio of companies, partnering with the CEO’s, CHRO’s and their Management Teams.

Ms. Barker has over 25 years of experience in talent related roles. Prior to joining Carlyle, Ms. Barker spent eleven years in Human Resources at Credit Suisse where she held a number of regional HR Business Partner roles and served as head of diversity and inclusion for EMEA. Prior to Credit Suisse, Ms. Barker worked as the Business Partner in the investment divisions of Merrill Lynch and Citigroup.