Pete Gladwell

Group Social Impact and Investment Director

After an erstwhile life as a Youth Worker, Pete joined Legal & General in 2007, launching a new generation of property funds focussed on liability matching and Defined Contributions pension schemes, and Legal & General’s joint venture with PGGM, which total over £5bn.

In 2015, Pete moved to lead Legal & General’s investments with the Public Sector - including the Cabinet Office, Combined & Local Authorities, NHS, Housing Associations and Universities - which now total over £5bn. ​

In his new role, Pete continues to lead on public sector investments, as part of a broader remit to identify and drive strategic initiatives through which Legal & General can use its resources to benefit society. This includes Legal & General’s partnership with Sir Michael Marmot to address health inequality.​

Pete holds an MA from Brasenose College, Oxford in Computation, the IMC, and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts and Honorary Professor at UCL.​

Pete is heavily involved in local community projects in Harlesden, west London and a Trustee of the Institute of Community Studies and the Young Foundation, which works to create a more equal and just society through social innovation.