John Godfrey

John has worked in the City for over 30 years, providing advice on corporate affairs and communications to US, European and Japanese financial institutions.

He joined Legal & General as Group Communications Director in 2006, becoming Corporate Affairs Director following the global financial crisis. Since then, his responsibilities have variously included communications, public affairs and policy, corporate social responsibility and brand. In 2016 he left Legal & General to work in government as head of the Prime Minister’s Downing Street Policy Unit, returning to the company in September 2017.