Reggie Nelson is most recognised by the media as the young man who went ‘from East London to the City’. On his journey, Reggie completed five internships at various asset managers and a hedge fund in the city, the most notable being BlackRock and Aberdeen Standard Investments.
Reggie is a Graduate Analyst at Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM), working in the fiduciary client and investment teams, Group Chair of the ACCA Emerging Talent Advisory Group, Founder of K3D – a social mobility enterprise, and is a youth mentor for one of the largest youth networks in the UK. Reggie has previously worked with the Cabinet Office, as they continue to address ethnic disparities in higher education, and in the workplace. He is described by the former Prime Minister, Theresa May, as a “persistent and inspiring young person”.
Reggie holds a BSc in Economics, studied Mandarin alongside his degree, and has recently completed a short leadership programme at the University of Oxford, which was centred around finding the next BAME future leaders.