Barney is a retail and e-commerce expert. He is currently Partner at Hattington Investment Partners, a private investment partnership focused on property management and small-cap private equity investments in the UK, Ireland and continental Europe.

Previously, Barney was Commercial Director at Tesco, after having been COO of the Grocery Home Shopping division for 5 years. As COO he was responsible for a fleet of 2,500 delivery vehicules and four large ‘dotcom stores’ around London. Prior to that Barney was an Associate Principal at McKinsey, and co-founded Acturis, an award-winning SaaS provider to the insurance industry.   

Barney graduated from the University of Cambridge with a Masters in Manufacturing Engineering, and has an MBA from INSEAD.