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Legal & General Capital appoints Karen Bashford as COO
Legal & General Capital (LGC) has appointed Karen Bashford to COO, starting in July.
Bashford’s appointment comes as LGC continues to expand internationally and transition its business from an alternative asset origination platform to a multi-boutique manager, deploying third-party capital across its investment specialisms of clean energy, housing, venture capital, specialist commercial real estate, digital infrastructure and GP investing.
Bashford most recently served as head of enterprise change at Schroders. The role included onboarding large assets tranches such as £7 billion ($8.8 billion) of real estate business. She also oversaw the delivery of major infrastructure, regulatory and efficiency programs, looking at operating models end-to-end. Prior to her nine-year career at Schroders, Bashford was global change and operations portfolio manager at BAML and held a previous role with U.K. and European government initiatives to deliver environmental change pro