Legal & General Property hire veteran strategy adviser
by Richard Kilner
Gerry Blundell has been named by Legal & General Property as the firm’s new strategy adviser.
In his new post Blundell will support the research team and its head, Robin Martin, as well as working across the funds of the firm.
He joins Legal & General after a three decade career with LaSalle Investment Management, which included a ten year stint as European director.
Blundell takes up his new post on a part-time basis and will utilise his enormous cache of experience to help advise in the formulation of a research and strategy approach for the firm.
He will help identify new prime areas for research in addition to increasing the firm’s present research output.
Legal & General Property’s MD Bill Hughes commented on the appointment by describing it as a sign of the firm’s continuing commitment to investment in strategic capability.