Shawn Golhar is a Managing Director and the Head of Public Policy Research at Barclays. Based in New York, he is responsible for covering major public policy issues for the firm and our global client base. Formerly, Mr. Golhar was a Director in the Public Policy Group in New York and a Vice President in the Public Finance Group in Los Angeles. Active in the community, he serves on the board of America Needs You and is an Advisory Board Member for Blue Engine and Millennial Action Project. He was awarded the Barclays Citizenship Award in 2015. Mr. Golhar is a member at the Council on Foreign Relations, a Truman National Security Fellow, and served as a Leadership Southern California Fellow. Mr. Golhar completed his undergraduate studies at Rutgers University and the London School of Economics and received his Masters’ degree in Public Policy from the Harvard Kennedy School.