marketβeta - meet SIMON THOMPSON
Simon has held a number of senior executive positions in the asset management industry. His most recent role was as Chief Operating Officer for Legal and General Investment Management (LGIM).
Simon joined LGIM in 2011 as Head of Product Strategy and Development. He joined LGIM from Millgate Capital where he was a partner and the Chief Operating Officer. Prior to this Simon was Head of Equity and Derivative Trading at Barclays Global Investors (BGI now BlackRock). He began his investment career trading derivatives at Nomura International in 1991. Simon holds an MA in Natural Sciences from Magdalene College, Cambridge.