About Colin

"A committed, dynamic and innovative leader"

Boris Johnson
Mayor of London

"Thank you for your distinguished public service"

Rt Hon David Cameron
Prime Minister

"Colin has led Westminster to record levels of public satisfaction"

Eric Pickles
Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government

Spanning nearly 40 years, Colin’s career has taken him from the City of London to Wall Street to the heart of Westminster and Conservative politics, most recently heading up one of the largest and most influential councils in the country.  After 13 years of distinguished public service, he announced his retirement from his council leadership, saying: “I am very lucky to have … (more)

At Work

Colin Barrow is best known for being a pioneer in whatever he does, sometimes ahead of his time. And his business career is synonymous with the rise and development of the hedge fund industry – an industry which has seen remarkable global growth… (more)

In Politics

A vociferous advocate of devolving more power and financial autonomy to local authorities, he was quickly seen as a dynamic figure who wanted to make his mark beyond Westminster City Hall.  Drawing upon his experience of leading organisations… (more)

For the love of it

Colin’s most recent high profile charitable work was with his involvement with the National Autistic Society – the leading UK charity for people with autism (including Asperger syndrome) and their families. Autism is a lifelong developmental … (more)