Lynn Sheehy in polka dot jacket smiling

Lynne Sheehy MBE

Social Responsibility Manager,
Legal & General

Wales Leadership Board

Lynne is the Social Responsibility Manager for Legal & General in Wales, a position she’s held for 24 years following an earlier career in recruitment and hospitality.

In her role with Legal & General she helped set up and open the Cardiff office, which currently has 1,800 employees, and in recent years she has specialised in developing an award winning social investment fund which supports social businesses across Wales, Croydon and Surrey. She sits on the Diversity and Inclusion Committee, the Cardiff Strategic Committee and chairs the Employee Engagement Committee.

She has held a number of board positions with numerous Welsh charities and was chair of Safer Wales for several years. She currently sits on Arts & Business Cymru, Culturestep Committee, the Duke of Edinburgh Awards Wales Business Advisory Group, as well as sitting on the Heads of the Valleys Business Class Committee, which links business with schools. Lynne was also chair of Business in the Community Cymru, Community Impact Leadership Team for three years and still remains an active member of the committee.

Lynne received the Women in Leadership Wales Award in 2017 and in 2019 received the IOD Wales Director of the Year Award for Inclusivity. Lynne has also been awarded an MBE, for her services to the community.

She has a degree in Design from Cardiff University and lives in Cardiff with her partner Robert, she has a son George, a grandson Elijah and three energetic dogs.