Weston (pictured) took up the role in May 2014 but began working at Barclays in February 2012 as managing director of retail lending. Prior to Barclays, Weston worked at National Australia Bank for its intermediary arm.
A spokesperson for Barclays said: “Steve Weston, CEO of Mortgages, has decided to leave Barclays at the end of December to return back home to Australia with his family. Steve has played a crucial role in shaping the mortgage business to be a leading and innovative lender, and we wish him and his family all the best for the future.”
A replacement for Weston has not yet been announced.