Mike is the Chief Business Development Officer - Europe, responsible for new market strategy with oversight of the pricing function and European operations. Prior to joining Legal & General Re, Mike has held a variety of roles, beginning as an adviser to sponsors and trustees of pension funds before moving into senior roles within the UK pension risk transfer market. As Head of DB Solutions, Mike oversaw the launch of Partnership into the bulk annuity market and completion of 35 bulk annuity transactions. Mike was responsible for developing Partnership’s pricing capability in the innovative medically underwritten bulk annuity market, leading quotation production, expansion of Partnership’s proposition, and implementation of major improvements to systems, governance and processes. Following the merger between Partnership and Just Retirement, Mike was the Head of Proposition Development at Just with responsibility for the design and implementation of innovative product developments and the review and enhancement of pricing methodologies and processes. Mike has a Masters in Statistics and is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries for which he is a member of the ‘Running Off Mature Schemes’ working party.