Claire leads the team at Legal & General Home Finance (LGHF) – one of the UK’s leading providers of later life borrowing. Having entered the market in 2015, LGHF now supports one in three new lifetime mortgage originations in the UK, has over 20,000 customers, and has released £3 billion in total lending.
Before joining LGHF as its Chief Executive at the end of 2019, Claire ran Legal & General’s Mature Savings business, which provided pensions, savings and investment products to over one million customers. Claire had a leading role in negotiating the sale of the Mature Savings business to ReAssure, part of the Swiss Re Group, and the management of the business through its transition period.
Claire joined Legal & General in 2011 from US law firm Jones Day. She has worked in a variety of legal roles within the Group, most notably as General Counsel for Retirement & Insurance and then Group and Legal & General Capital. Claire has an MA of Laws from Cambridge University and is married with one child. She enjoys anything that’s outdoors, in particular running and outdoor swimming.