Katharine Photiou

Managing Director of Workplace Savings

Legal & General Retail

Katharine is the Managing Director of our Workplace Savings business. It’s a growth area for the Group, with over £65bn assets under management. She’s focused on driving better outcomes for its 4.8 million members by understanding their financial needs and helping them plan for their retirement at every stage of their working lives.

Katharine’s been with Legal & General since 2015, joining LGIM as Head of Workplace Savings Product and Proposition before becoming Commercial Director – Workplace Savings. She has over 25 years' experience in the employee benefits and corporate consulting industry. That includes several senior roles at Friends Provident, Barclays Personal & Corporate Banking and Mercer, where she led the team that created Mercer Workplace Savings.

She graduated from Lancaster University with a BSc in Marketing. She’s also achieved a range of Chartered Insurance Institute Qualifications and more recently the plus SAFe 4 Agilist certification. She’s passionate about driving innovation in pensions and wider savings.  On a more personal level she’s married, lives in London and supports a number of animal welfare charities.