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Michelle Scrimgeour

Chief Executive Officer at Legal & General


Bio: Michelle was appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) in July 2019. Michelle has spent her career at major global firms and has extensive asset management experience across investments, distribution, product, operations, risk and control functions.

Before joining LGIM, Michelle was Chief Executive Officer, EMEA, at Columbia Threadneedle Investments, and a member of the Executive Leadership Team of Ameriprise Financial. Prior to that, she was Chief Risk Officer at M&G Investments and a Director of M&G Group Limited, whom she joined in 2012 from BlackRock.

Michelle held a number of leadership positions at BlackRock, and previously at Merrill Lynch Investment Managers and Mercury Asset Management, where her last role was as Chief Operating Officer, International Fixed Income.

Michelle is on the Board of the Investment Association and a member of the FCA's Practitioner Panel. Michelle holds a BA (Hons) in French from the University of Sheffield.

Michelle says "Diversity is firmly on the agenda. In its broadest sense, this is the right thing to do for our clients, employees, investors and society. At LGIM, we take our role as a role models very seriously, that means individually and collectively leading by example through our own behaviours to build on our inclusive culture, having a respectful environment where people can be themselves and their differences are our strength.

I am proud of our partnership with LGBT Great and delighted to see the investment and savings industry working together, from asset managers, asset owners, pension schemes, investment consultants and trade bodies. There's strength in numbers and we can drive positive change across the industry that will enable our people to achieve their full potential, attract talent from any background, deliver better outcomes for our customers and achieve equality for everyone."