Hayley Rees has been appointed head of infrastructure and project finance at Barclays.

She will be responsible for growing debt finance activity in these markets, as well as increasing structured debt finance for clients and supporting government infrastructure projects.

Rees has worked at Barclays for 26 years, with 15 years of experience in infrastructure and structured project finance. Most recently, she worked in asset management for the bank.

She will report to Dennis Watson, managing director for debt finance.