Managing Director - Housing
Simon Century joined Legal & General in 2016. As Managing Director – Housing, Simon is responsible for leading direct investments into Legal & General’s long-term residential housing sectors. In 2018 he founded Legal & General’s wholly-owned affordable housing business, Legal & General Affordable Homes and in 2020 Legal & General's new single family business. In addition, he is responsible for Legal & General’s growing principal investment portfolio across other residential platforms including Legal & General’s investments into the Urban Build to Rent and Later Living sectors.
Simon’s career has spanned residential real estate, corporate finance and corporate strategy. He joined from the affordable housing provider, BPHA where he was an executive committee member responsible for strategy and corporate finance. Prior to BPHA, Simon worked at the advisory and investment firm, TradeRisks, advising clients in the infrastructure and quasi-government sectors.
Simon is a full Member of the Association of Corporate Treasurers and holds the Certificate in Investment Management from the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment.