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Legal & General Surveying Services announces promotion of Trudy Woolf to Sustainability Director

Legal & General Surveying Services announces the appointment of Trudy Woolf to Sustainability Director. The newly-created key role will sit within the Surveying Services executive team and support the various initiatives across L&G Distribution.

11 May 2022


Full press release

Trudy will be responsible for the management and development of Legal & General Surveying Services’ sustainability offerings, technical advice and risk functions, including leading its specialist high level client and industry technical relationships. Trudy will retain her responsibility for the professional services team, continuing to deliver outstanding technical support and risk partnership with lender clients.

Trudy has more than 20 years’ experience in the residential valuation, survey and mortgage markets working with lenders and surveyors. Her career has seen her progress from working as a field surveyor, to a technical manager at the Lloyds Banking Group and most recently as Head of Professional Services within Legal & General. Trudy is a RICS Fellow (FRICS) and a technical expert in the industry specialising in new build, climate change and sustainability.

Trudy Woolf, Sustainability Director, Legal & General Surveying Services: "I’m excited to be starting this new chapter in my career and look forward to supporting the Surveying Services team in expanding and developing our sustainability offering. This is an interesting time in sustainable development and surveyors have a significant role to play in greening the housing sector – one which I look forward to playing a proactive role in.”
Kevin Webb, MD, Legal & General Surveying Services: "At Legal & General, we’re committed to developing our sustainability offering and Trudy’s promotion is timely in our sustainability journey. Sustainability remains high on Mortgage Lenders’ agendas and is becoming ever more important to people across the country.”

Further information

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Claire Byrd

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Legal & General Retail

Notes to editors

Established in 1836, Legal & General is one of the UK's leading financial services groups and a major global investor, with over £1.4 trillion in total assets under management* of which a third is international. We also provide powerful asset origination capabilities. Together, these underpin our leading retirement and protection solutions: we are a leading international player in pension risk transfer, in UK and US life insurance, and in UK workplace pensions and retirement income. Through inclusive capitalism, we aim to build a better society by investing in long-term assets that benefit everyone. 

* at 9 March 2022

As of 1st January 2022, Legal & General Retail Retirement and Legal & General Insurance (our two retail businesses) have been combined into one division, Legal & General Retail to enable us to better serve the needs of our retail customers. 

Legal & General Retail helps protect the lives and futures of our customers; the division covers the savings, protection and retirement needs of our c12 million retail policyholders and workplace members.  In 2021, we wrote £957 million of annuity premiums, and issued £848 million of Lifetime Mortgages and Retirement Interest Only Mortgages. Our Workplace pension platform served 4.4 million members, while in the UK we paid out a total of £1,133.8 million in insurance claims.