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Justin Onuekwusi

Justin is a senior multi-asset fund manager at Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM), sitting in a team managing over £45 billion. Raised in Manchester, Justin is of both Grenadian and Nigerian heritage.  A regular in the investment press, he is one of less than 2% of black fund managers in the UK.  He is the co-chair of the Investment Diversity Working Group at LGIM, making change in five key areas for the investment floor: recruitment and retention, culture/cognitive diversity, agile working, barriers to diversity and inclusion and understanding the business risks stemming from a lack of diversity. He is also the advisor to the board of City Hive Ltd, which focuses on driving diversity initiatives throughout the asset management industry. He sits on the ethnicity work stream of the Diversity Project, established by Dame Helena Morrissey, contributing on the topic of ethnic minority representation at senior levels within the asset management industry. He was nominated to take part in Investment Week’s Investment Influencers, a series of video interviews for retail and wealth investors with the most respected individuals who are influencing others in the industry.