Simon Gadd

Executive Advisor

Simon is supporting the executive team in an advisory capacity. Simon has had a varied career with Legal & General since completing a mathematics degree at Oxford University.

He qualified as an actuary in 1991 and roles undertaken since have included defined benefit pension valuation, various pricing and marketing roles, general management roles, and leadership of the pensions review. Simon has led several different businesses within Legal & General, including the Retail Protection business, Group Protection business, MD of Annuities from 2006 to 2012, he was Group Chief Risk Officer from 2013 to 2021, and most recently he led the Group’s Climate Strategy.