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Meet the Team

Justin Onuekwusi 

Justin is Head of Retail Multi-Asset Funds at Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) and part of a team managing over £50 billion for pension schemes and savers globally. He leads on the management of the award-winning Multi-Index Funds. A member of LGIM’s Global Diversity Leadership Council, Justin co-chairs the Legal & General Inclusion Team (LEGIT), which aims to create a culture supporting LGIM through networks and events. Externally, Justin is an adviser to the board of City Hive Ltd, which focuses on driving diversity within asset management. In addition, he sits on the steerco of the industrywide Diversity Project and is co-founder #talkaboutblack, a movement which focuses on creating more senior black corporate leaders. Justin featured on the 2020 EMpower Senior Executive Leaders List, was a finalist in the 2019 Black British Business Awards and in 2020, was awarded the honour of the Freedom of the City of London.

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Darren Johnson 

Darren Johnson is Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer - Listed Equities at Impax Asset Management and is a member of its Executive Committee. Darren is responsible for global operations, including Portfolio Services, Technology, Project Management and Client Onboarding. Darren joined Impax in 2007 and during his tenure, he has driven operational transformations, built teams, and pioneered the company's transition into cloud services to support rapid growth. In addition to his Impax responsibilities, Darren serves as a Non-Executive Director of Impax Asset Management Irish subsidiary and sits on the board of the Human Charity based in London. Darren Johnson is also a prominent advocate of Diversity and BAME issues across financial markets and acts as an ambassador for Investment 20/20.

Prior to Impax, Darren was Head of Operations at Talisman Global Asset Management, a family office investing in Fund of Hedge Funds and Private Equity. Darren was responsible for designing and implementing accounting, operational, and performance procedures, including systems within the firm. He has also worked for RAB Capital, AXA IM, Mercers, and Legal & General in various senior investment, operational, and accounting positions.

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