Leonard Brennan, CFA
Non-Executive Director*

Leonard Brennan joined the LGIM America Board as a Non-Executive Director in 2020.

Leonard is an accomplished professional with decades of experience in global asset management. Most recently, he was Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer at Russell Investments. At Russell, he created a new strategy to better position the firm to accelerate growth through a combination of revenue growth and cost reductions. He maintained full responsibility for investment products, marketing, reengineering of the investment strategy and the underlying operational infrastructure. In addition, he provided leadership to the firm’s Executive Committee. Prior to this, he was the President & CEO at Rainier Investment Management. During his tenure, he led the regional equity boutique firm to expand nationally and substantially grow AUM. He began career at Russell Investments in Toronto progressively working through Managing Director of Canada, Managing Director International (based in London) and ultimately Managing Director, Global Private Client (based in US).

Leonard earned a BC from Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada. He is a CFA charterholder and former board member of the Investment Company Institute.


* Non-Executive Director of the Legal & General Investment Management United States (Holdings), Inc. (“U.S. Holdings”) Board of Directors. LGIMA is a wholly owned subsidiary of U.S. Holdings.