Laura Mason

CEO, Legal & General Capital

Laura is CEO of Legal & General Capital, is the chair of Legal & General’s Global Diversity and Inclusion council and a member of Legal & General’s Executive Committee. She is responsible for leading Legal & General Capital, the Groups alternative asset business, creating assets for both Legal & General Retirement and third-party clients in order to achieve improved risk-adjusted returns for our shareholders.

Laura has group-wide experience with in-depth knowledge of the workings of the Group’s business divisions from her roles as CEO of the Legal & General Retirement business division from 2018 to 2021, as part of the senior management team responsible for setting up Legal & General Capital, where she served as Director of Direct Investment and in her initial role in the Annuity business, responsible for the Asset and Liability Management and Investment strategy.

Laura is a qualified actuary and prior to joining Legal & General, spent eight years at Towers Watson as a consultant to major UK life insurers. Laura has a First Class Honours Degree in Engineering Science from University of Oxford, and a PhD in Engineering Science (Neural Networks and Signal Processing) also from the University of Oxford.