John Godfrey

Director of Levelling Up

Group Communications

John Godfrey has worked in the City of London for over thirty years, including for US, Japanese and European financial institutions. 

He joined Legal & General in 2006, and over the following decade was responsible for group communications, public policy issues and the group brand.  He is also Executive sponsor for wellbeing.

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 and Brexit-related issues.  

He re-joined Legal & General as Corporate Affairs Director following the 2017 General Election.

John was educated at Lochaber High School and Oxford University and has also served as a special advisor to the Home Secretary.