Michelle Scrimgeour

CEO, Legal & General Investment Management

Michelle Scrimgeour
Michelle was appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) in July 2019. Michelle has spent her career at major global firms and has extensive asset management experience across investments, distribution, product, operations, risk and control functions. Before joining LGIM, Michelle was Chief Executive Officer, EMEA, at Columbia Threadneedle Investments. Michelle is on the Board of the Investment Association and a member of the FCA’s Practitioner Panel, and is co-chair of the COP26 Business Leaders Group.

Other articles by Michelle Scrimgeour

Climate Impact Pledge 2022: advancing the climate transition amid global turmoil
Michelle Scrimgeour
ESG and long term themes

Climate Impact Pledge 2022: advancing the climate transition amid global turmoil

At the time of our last Climate Impact Report, back in 2021, I asked whether we would be able to...
By Michelle Scrimgeour
14 Jun 2022
2 min read
Active ownership: Global engagement to deliver positive change
Michelle Scrimgeour
ESG and long term themes

Active ownership: Global engagement to deliver positive change

Active ownership means striving to create sustainable value for our clients. Our new report detai...
By Michelle Scrimgeour
29 Apr 2022
2 min read
COP26: collaboration on a scale I’ve never before encountered in my career
Michelle Scrimgeour
ESG and long term themes

COP26: collaboration on a scale I’ve never before encountered in my career

For responsible investors, divestment can have unintended consequences – and engagement is often...
By Michelle Scrimgeour
07 Jan 2022
5 min read
Delivering climate progress in real assets
Michelle Scrimgeour
ESG and long term themes

Delivering climate progress in real assets

On 'Cities, Regions and Built Environment' day at COP26, our chief executive and co-chair of the...
By Michelle Scrimgeour
11 Nov 2021
3 min read
COP26 speech: Financing a resilient net zero
Michelle Scrimgeour
ESG and long term themes

COP26 speech: Financing a resilient net zero

I was honoured to address world leaders at the opening of the COP26 summit this week, and would...
By Michelle Scrimgeour
04 Nov 2021
3 min read
Countdown to COP26: A message to business
Michelle Scrimgeour
ESG and long term themes

Countdown to COP26: A message to business

A joint message from LGIM CEO Michelle Scrimgeour and the Rt Hon Alok Sharma MP, co-chairs of the...
By Michelle Scrimgeour
29 Oct 2021
4 min read
An ethical charter for responsible investors
Michelle Scrimgeour
ESG and long term themes

An ethical charter for responsible investors

As asset managers, I believe our views should evolve with those of the societies in which we...
By Michelle Scrimgeour
01 Oct 2021
3 min read
LGIM’s Climate Impact Pledge: the 2021 results
Michelle Scrimgeour
ESG and long term themes

LGIM’s Climate Impact Pledge: the 2021 results

Climate change is one of the defining issues of our time. In recognition of its potentially...
By Michelle Scrimgeour
15 Jun 2021
3 min read
Responsible investing in an age of uncertainty
Michelle Scrimgeour
ESG and long term themes

Responsible investing in an age of uncertainty

Active ownership means striving to create sustainable value for our clients.  
By Michelle Scrimgeour
31 Mar 2021
2 min read

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