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November 9 - 10, 2021
Convene 75 Rockefeller Plaza, NYC, USA

Emma Rodriguez-Ayala
General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer and Board Secretary at LGIM America


Emma is the General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer and Board Secretary of LGIM America, the U.S. arm of LGIM, the 6th largest institutional asset manager globally, managing over $1.8 trillion. LGIM America focuses on pension stabilization, retirement income generation and sustainable investment solutions. Emma leads the legal, governance, risk and compliance functions and is an Executive Committee member. She also serves on Legal & General Group’s Global Diversity and Inclusion Council, helping set D&I priorities across all L&G entities globally. She was previously an investment management partner at Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP, among other in-house and private practice experiences. Emma serves on the boards of WTTW (Chicago PBS), Angeles Investors and the Metropolitan Planning Council, and is member of the Latino Corporate Directors Association. She has been previously recognized as a Top Latino Leader by the U.S. National Diversity Council and as a Business Leader of Color by Chicago United, among other honors.

Agenda Sessions

  • Diversity on Boards; Optimising decision-making and performance