James Kenney

Head of Capital Management

James joined Legal & General Capital in 2018 as Head of Capital Management and is responsible for the analysis that allows the investment portfolio to be managed in a risk and capital efficient way. Prior to joining, James was Chief Investment Officer for Novae Group, a  listed Lloyd's of London insurer with around £1.4bln of assets. During his three years at Novae, he led major redesigns of strategy within the key areas of his responsibility: investments, treasury and capital management. Before that James worked for nine years at Aviva Investors, the last seven in the fixed income absolute returns team where he was deputy portfolio manager of two hedge funds. While there, these funds grew to just under £1bln in size and achieved annualised returns of c. 8.5%, with volatility of 2.8% .

He began his career with Mercer Investment Consulting. He is a fellow of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries and has a degree in Mathematics from Trinity College, Cambridge.