Mark was appointed as Chair of Smart USA Board early this year and now joins the Smart Board. He served as CEO of Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM), a role he held from 2011 to 2019. During Mark’s tenure, LGIM was one of the fastest-growing asset managers globally, as assets under management (AUM) tripled to over $1.5 trillion including a significant expansion across the US, Europe and Asia. He positioned LGIM to become the largest manager in both the UK defined benefit pension market, with over 30% market share, and the UK defined contribution pension market, with over 20% market share. Mark also established LGIM as a global leader in responsible investing, developing widely-recognised and innovative ESG investment solutions, as well as an industry-leading corporate governance team.