Dr Nigel Wilson
Group Chief Executive
Nigel was appointed Group Chief Executive in June 2012 having joined as Group Chief Financial Officer in 2009.
Prior to joining Legal & General, Nigel was Deputy Chief Executive and Chief Financial Officer of United Business Media plc. Nigel was until 31st December 2012 a Senior Independent Director (SID) of The Capita Group plc and was SID/Chairman of Halfords Group Plc until 31 March 2011.
Previous appointments include, McKinsey & Co, (where clients included BP, Citibank, Cadbury’s, Santander, Kingfisher, Courtaulds, Whitbread and Globe Investment Trust). Group Commercial Director of Dixons Group Plc, Managing Director of Stanhope Properties Plc, Chief Executive, Corporate, Guinness Peat Aviation (G.P.A.), Managing Director, Viridian Capital.
Qualifications include a PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he was a Kennedy Scholar, a recipient of the Alfred P Sloan research scholarship, and worked at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER). Nigel has won numerous Athletics championships including the 800m British Masters.