Jim Leggate

Jim Leggate is responsible for the U.K. Institutional, Middle East & Africa businesses for Russell Investments. Based in London, Jim is responsible for all business development, leading teams in London and Dubai and overseeing the day-to-day relationships with clients. Jim has over 26 years’ experience in financial markets serving a range of different institutions, including pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, insurance companies and private banks. He joined Russell Investments in 2011 and was instrumental in driving business growth in the Middle East, founding the Dubai office in 2011 and relocating to London in July 2016. Prior to Russell Investments, Jim worked for Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI Inc.) from 2000 until June 2011 in various positions across Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA). His last role at MSCI was Head of EMEA Asset Owners and Investment Consulting.  

"We strive to create true partnerships with our clients to achieve their investment objectives. This takes time and effort from both parties and is incredibly rewarding when it works. "

- Jim