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Barrie has created and led ventures that have been credited with raising £0.5bn+ ($600m) of new investment in towns, cities, entrepreneurs and communities through public-private partnerships. These ventures include projects in the U.K., Russia, Eastern Europe and Canada and progressive new enterprises such as The People's Supermarket and Wild Blue Cohort, London. They have been featured in the pages of The New York Times, China Daily, The Sunday Times and Monocle (lifestyle magazine) and won several prominent awards, including the 2016 Maserati 100, Future Minds European Award for Innovation (2011), Grand Prix RIBA Public Space (2009).
Barrie's background is in broadcast television. From 1986, Barrie produced and directed documentary television for BBC Television, Channel 4, National Geographic Channel and CNN, including documentary films on the historical story behind The King's Speech,  the life of Wallis Simpson, art of J.M.W. Turner, death of rock star Michael Hutchence, interviews with Jean-Luc Godard, Alexander McQueen and Georg Baselitz and productions such as The Late Show. Recent projects include a series of documentaries on the life of Napoleon Bonaparte by Andrew Roberts (historian) and art of Winston Churchill by Andrew Marr. In 2000, while making a TV series for CNN, Barrie and African journalist Sorious Samura were wrongfully arrested and imprisoned in Liberia by Charles Taylor (Liberian politician). 
Barrie graduated from York University with a degree in History and History of Art in 1986. He was the presenter of a series of programmes for young people broadcast by Channel 4 Television in 1983. 
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- Personal Website
- Maserati 100/Centre for Entrepreneurs 2016
- Interview, European Culture Congress, Wroclaw, Poland 2011
- Appearance, 5th Perm Economic Forum, Russian Federation, 2009