Michelle Scrimgeour

Chief Executive Officer, Asset Management

Michelle was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Asset Management in July 2019.

Michelle has spent her career at major global firms and has extensive asset management experience across investments, distribution, product, operations and risk.

Before joining Legal & General, 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 senior leadership positions at BlackRock, and previously at Merrill Lynch Investment Managers and Mercury Asset Management, including Chief Operating Officer, International Fixed Income; Global Head of Fixed Income Product and Head of Alternative Investments.

Michelle is Deputy Chair of the Investment Association and a member of the FCA’s Practitioner Panel. She also Co-Chaired the COP26 Business Leaders Group.

Michelle holds a BA (Hons) in French from the University of Sheffield.