Barclays has appointed C.S. Venkatakrishnan as chief risk officer, effective in May 2016. He will join the executive committee of Barclays and report directly to the Group Chief Executive Jes Staley.

Venkatakrishnan will join Barclays from JPMorgan Chase, where he was head of model risk and development since 2012 and head of operational risk since September 2013.

In this role, Venkatakrishnan will be responsible for helping to define, set, and manage the risk profile of Barclays, in conjunction with the CEO, executive committee, and the board.