John Godfrey

John Godfrey has worked in the City of London for over thirty-five years, including for US, Japanese and European financial institutions. He joined Legal & General in 2006, and over the following decade was responsible variously for group communications, public policy issues, CSR and the group brand. He is a member of the Group Executive Committee, the Group Environment Committee and sits on the Management Board of the L&G-funded Advanced Care Research Centre at Edinburgh University. From 2016-17 John worked at Number Ten Downing Street as Head of Policy for Prime Minister Theresa May, where his team was responsible for advice on a broad range of UK domestic issues. He re-joined Legal & General as Corporate Affairs Director following the 2017 General Election. He is a Financial Inclusion Commissioner and Chairman of Business for Health.